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Understanding the Pros and Cons of Different Law Firm Types: Finding the Right Fit for ....

This article discusses the importance of selecting the right law firm when planning a legal career. It examines the differences between big, boutique, and fast-growing law firms, outlining the pros and cons of each. It also looks at how Meg Whitman's and Marissa Mayer's respective careers have been ....

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Finding the Right Way to Explain a Negative

Daniel Smart was having a difficult time with his job search. Dan (whose name has been changed for this article) had an impressive resume. He graduated with honors from a top law school and spent four years at a major Boston firm.....

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BCG's Top 10 Reasons Partners Should Move During a Recession

Lateral partner hiring is resilient in even the worst economic conditions. Thus, despite the current credit crunch, lateral partner hiring has increased nationwide and firms are continuing to supplement their ranks with partners with business. Partners with business should evaluate their current f....

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How to Keep Your Job in a Tight Market

The days of absolute job security are gone for the time being. Many large law firms continue to lay off associates, and some are even demoting equity partners to non-equity status. However, litigators with top academic credentials and with major law firm experience continue to be in demand, and pa....

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Are You About to Be Laid Off

You need to keep the unpleasant possibility of lay-offs in the back of your mind, for it has become a very relevant possibility whether you are a partner or an associate. In fact, the larger your firm and the more practice areas it offers, the greater the lay-off danger, especially if each practice ....

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How Law Firms and Other Hiring Organizations Can Determine if an Attorney Has the Qualifications to Do the Job They Are Hiring For

If you are hiring attorneys for your business, it’s important that you ask the right questions during interviews and h....

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The Four Types of Attorneys Inside of Law Firms: Are You a Finder, Minder, Binder or Grinder?

Knowing which one of the four types of attorneys you are matters a great deal to the future of your legal career.....

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How the 'Invisible Hand' Operates in Law Firm Employment Decisions: The Top 12 Most Important Factors Firms Consider When Hiring (and Firing) Attorneys

Learn how law firms and attorneys maximize their own self-interest in the hiring process and the most important factors....

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What is Bar Reciprocity and Which States Allow You to Waive Into the Bar?

Have you passed the bar in one state and want to work in another? Find out what your options are in this article.....

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Guide to Law Firm Associate Hiring, Training, and Promotion

This in-depth guide shows you how to bring new associates into your firm and covers the hiring, training and promotion ....

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Top 7 Rules for Law Firms Conducting Call Back Interviews of Law Students

For the World’s Largest Collection of Law Firm Interview Resources Click HereParticipating in the call-back interview ....

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Have a Focused Search to Get Better Results for Your Lateral Hires

Seventy-five percent of all placement requests are for associates with two-to-four years of experience, largely because ....

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