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The Top 15 Marketing and Sales Tricks Law Firms Use to Get You to Work There

Listen to This Podcast on:Conceptually, most law firms are very similar places to work.You are expected to sit down at a desk, bill hours, not get in trouble (or make trouble), and complain as little as possible.There is nothing more important for law firms than appealing to the right sorts of attor....

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45 of the Worst Possible Questions Attorneys and Law Students Can Ask in Interviews

Listen to This Podcast on:When any legal employer is interviewing you, he or she most often wants to hire you. The interviewer is hoping you are the best applicant for the job because interviewing people takes time that could be used to bill hours.....

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Every Attorney's Biggest Weakness is Their Need to Feel Important and Loved

Listen to This Podcast on: Listen to Every Attorney’s Biggest Weakness is Their Need to Feel Important and Loved PodcastIf someone does not make us feel important, we do not feel good about ourselves.We often rebel against the people who made us feel unimportant.To be good at your job, you ne....

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How Much Attention Should Attorneys Pay to the Level of Experience a Law Firm is Seeking ....

Most of our placements with firms with openings are for candidates whose law firm experience level does not match what the firm is seeking in their job postings. We work with candidates at BCG Attorney Search who think we are making a mistake in sending them job postings that do not match their numb....

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Five Immediate Changes You Can Make to Your Legal Resume to Get More Interviews

If you are not getting interviews, the good news is there are many things you can do to fix it. There are also lots of things that may be detracting from you getting more interviews. While we can tell you about these things, we cannot necessarily fix them.....

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The #1 Thing Attorneys and Law Students Need to Say in Law Firm Interviews to Get Hired

In the law profession, any weakness is portrayed as a fatal flaw.This is why it is imperative that attorneys who are int....

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How Should Attorneys and Law Students Dress for Law Firm Interviews?

Dress styles come and go.And dress styles in the workplace come and go.What once was casual Friday has now become a five....

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How Attorneys and Law Students Should Write a Legal Resume: Resume Examples, Suggestions and Resources

Your resume announces you to hiring partners inside a law firm.Since your resume will be the first time a law firm will ....

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Off-the-Record Interview Tips from Law Firm Interviewers

INTERVIEW TIPS FROM THE INTERVIEWERS - FOR LATERAL ATTORNEYSPractical, Real-World Job Interview Advice and Tips from Was....

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Should Attorneys and Law Students Send Thank You Letters After Law Firm Interviews? The Benefits and Risks of Thank You Letters

There are pros and cons in any job interviewing process.This is particularly true when interviewing for law firm jobs.Le....

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The Pros and Cons of Thank You Letters

This feature pits our founder and CEO, Harrison Barnes, against Carey Bertolet, our senior recruiter in the world's larg....

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The Danger of Trying to Get a Job in a Law Firm Through a Friend: A Guide for Attorneys in Using Friends to Make Law Firm Introductions

Men are more ready to repay an injury than a benefit, because gratitude is a burden and revenge a pleasure.....

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