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One of the strangest things that I see regularly is attorneys who make sexual orientation, politics, religion, and social activism part of their job search. I honestly do not understand why they do this. In the best cases, it ends up creating far fewer opportunities for you in the market. In most cases, it can do profound damage to your job search. This sort of stuff will doom you. READ MORE >
“Death in life is a mode of existence in which one has ceased all play; there are no further striving for titles. All competitive engagement with others has been abandoned. For some, though not for all, death in life is a misfortune, the resigned acceptance of one’s loser status, a refusal to hold any title up for recognition.”
Finite and Infinite Games, James P. Carse READ MORE >
Read BCG Attorney Search’s top articles from 2019. READ MORE >
Good news for attorneys—if you do the right things, the odds are that it will never be too difficult for you to find a job or find work. READ MORE >
Something that many attorneys do not think about when they decide to go to law school is that a law license is essentially a business license that gives you the right to go out in the market and charge for legal services. The true value of passing the bar is not necessarily that you can go to work for someone else—it is also that you can go to work for yourself in a business that not everyone can do. A law license is a business license that is not easy to get. READ MORE >
Many attorneys believe that the quality of their law school, or law firm, will determine the course of their legal career. READ MORE >
If you are a partner with business in a law firm you should always be looking look for greener pastures. READ MORE >
Your attorney mind can self-sabotage your life and career this article can help you focus on positive mindset to find happiness. READ MORE >
BCG Attorney Search shares the most read articles on the site in 2018. READ MORE >
BCG Attorney Search shares the most read articles on the site in 2017. READ MORE >
Find out what information blindness is and how avoiding it can help you avoid these major career mistakes as an attorney. READ MORE >
Too many in the workforce, lawyers included, believe in “The One Call Close” theory.
If they’re selling something, they believe you should buy it from them right away.
And if they’re looking for a job, they believe they should be hired right off the bat.
If neither happens, the seller and job seeker moves on to the next target.
But it shouldn’t happen that way. Good salespeople know how to be persistent much in the same way strong job seekers are tenacious toward pursuing work.
Summary: If you constantly do this in your legal career you will be successful. Doing so will increase your chances of getting hired and help you develop stronger business relationships. READ MORE >
Find out what the most popular 20 articles were in 2016 by Harrison Barnes in this article. READ MORE >
Considering a lateral move? Learn how much the quality of the law school you went to matters to law firms. READ MORE >
Find out what the 20 most popular articles on BCG Attorney Search were this year and read them for yourself to learn why they are so popular. READ MORE >
Why is it so hard to get a job in a law firm? If you have been applying for positions and have not even gotten an interview—or if you have gotten interviews but no offers—then this article is for you. It explains why law firms reject so many applicants, often even before those applicants have gotten their feet in the door. It also explains what you need to do to eventually succeed where so many others fail. READ MORE >
Learn how big law firms evaluate potential hires and what you can do to increase your chances of getting hired by them. READ MORE >
If you ever want to work at a major law firm, you must avoid making any of these major career mistakes. READ MORE >
Find out what 5 essential components you should include in your business plan and how you can develop it. READ MORE >
This article explores the unique way Yale Law School graduates think about their legal careers. To the untrained eye, these graduates may seem aimless with their careers -- taking jobs in academia and government instead of prestigious law firms. But on closer examination it appears that these graduates might have discovered the secret to greater career and life happiness. This article explains how most attorneys are rent seekers and how to make this system of rent work for you like Yale Law grads do. READ MORE >
This is a must-read article for any attorney who is considering taking an extended leave of absence from the practice of law. This article discusses how firms view extended leaves, the potential ramifications of such leaves on an attorney's career, and the factors firms will use to evaluate whether to hire you when and if you want to return to the legal profession. READ MORE >
"[My favorite thing about working with BCG Attorney Search was] that there was a level of contact every week. I..." Read more
Anthony RufoSuffolk University Law School, Class Of 2009Placed at DLA Piper.
"This was my first time working with a recruiter and Christina was more than I could have..." Read more
Jacob SpeckhardSandra Day O'Connor College of Law Arizona State University, Class Of 2015Placed at Perkins Coie LLP
"I liked that the recruiters I worked with were very polite and responsive. I didn't have..." Read moreLeo DelgadoHarvard Law School, Class Of 2015Placed at Winston & Strawn LLP.
"I liked BCG Attorney Search because it got me a job."Jonathan LawsonUniversity of Notre Dame Law School, Class Of 2006Placed at LaDue Curran & Kuehn
"Today is my first day at KTS. It looks like I'll do well here, and Dennis and Larry seem..." Read moreP. K.Drexel University School of Law, Class Of 2010Placed at Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLPLos Angeles, CA
"A lot of times when you work with others it's just a series of emails back and forth but,..." Read more
Michael KowsariThe Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, Class Of 1996Placed at Frantz Ward LLP.
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