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3 Ways Lawyers Can Give Back this Holiday Season

The holidays bring around the time of year when people are in the spirit of giving and come together to do meaningful things for their communities. If you have a career in the legal field, there are ways to use your skills for a good cause, which are also a fulfilling...
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Law Firm vs. In-House: How Do You Choose?

A question so many attorneys ponder: should they work in-house for a corporation or do they take their talents to a law firm? This question can have many implications. Working in-house offering legal counsel is a totally different ball game than working at a law firm....
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Use Your Recruiters’ Network to Get Your Foot in the Door

In the legal space, the job hunt can be tough. Sometimes all you need is a connection to a professional in the position to help advance your career. Working with a recruiter gives you access to their knowledge of the industry and many of their connections. Here are...
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Not in love with your job? What are you waiting for?

So you’re “happy with your current position.” Maybe your boss isn’t “too bad.” Or perhaps you’re making “decent money.” No matter how you put it, what you’re saying is: “I’m not ready for a change.” But if your current position isn’t your dream job, let me challenge...

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Six Important Skills That Require No Talent

Degrees, certifications, training sessions, mentoring and shadowing; these are all great opportunities to expand your knowledge of your field and further your career. Did you know there are other things you can do to enhance your performance at work? And get this......

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When You Don’t Need to Hire a Recruiter

As a company with hiring needs, you might be questioning whether it is really worth your while to hire a third-party recruiter to fill your open positions. You might have your own internal recruiters, or you might just be a hands-on hiring manager who knows what...

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When You “Don’t Have a Need” for Recruiters

Working in the staffing and recruitment industry, I am entrusted to build relationships with clients, potential clients and everyone in between. The trouble is, I’m often told, “I don’t have a need  right now,” which is usually a nice way of cutting off the...

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The Next Big Trend in Legal Recruitment: Alternative Staffing

We meet with legal professionals every day. If there’s one trend we’ve seen emerging in terms of legal recruiting, it’s the concept of alternative staffing. We’ve all felt the pressure to manage costs more effectively to stay competitive. Does your department, or even...

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How to Simplify Your Online Job Search

Our Experts | Deborah Peters You may have heard the old adage that searching for a job is a full time job until itself.  While it’s true that online tools and social media have made it easier to learn about a larger number of potential job opportunities, sometimes the...

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The Real Cost of Attorney Turnover

Our Experts | Sally Goodwin   In the legal industry associate turnover can be costly which makes hiring right a significant consideration when attracting qualified practice talent.  In some circles the estimated figures associated with poor retention have reached...

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How to Explain A Job Departure

Our Experts | Lesley Shiels When you leave a job, it’s important to tailor your story for your upcoming interviews. It might be a little uncomfortable, but it is almost a guarantee that employers will want you to explain your job departure. Here are 6 ways to...

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How to Stay Happy as a New Lawyer

How to Stay Happy as a New Lawyer

You just passed the Bar Exam. This should be the greatest time of your life: finally out of school and starting your new career. But with long hours and a competitive environment, lawyers are known be some of the unhappiest professionals. With much higher depression,...

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How to Simplify Your Online Job Search

How to Simplify Your Online Job Search

Our Experts | Deborah Peters You may have heard the old adage that searching for a job is a full time job until itself.  While it’s true that online tools and social media have made it easier to learn about a larger number of potential job opportunities, sometimes the...

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