Employment

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… they require little talent or additional skills! Read […]

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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 volume of […]

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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 alleviate the awkward […]

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So You Have Been Asked to Provide a Legal-Based Writing Sample

Our Experts | Sally Goodwin Without a doubt it can be hard to identify the best writing sample to submit during a job search. Once selected you should begin by reviewing the piece for any necessary privilege issues and redactions in accordance with any local rules/statutes. Additionally, you’ll want to […]

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Important Questions to Ask Yourself When Deciding to Leave a Job

Our Experts | Sally Goodwin   You have visited the reasons to depart your legal job a million times and now you are contemplating quitting without another job. A single or a myriad of issues can sustain this urge: culture, boredom, personality conflicts, remuneration, career advancement, lack of reasonable work/life balance, […]

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How to Network When You’re An Introvert

Our Experts | Deborah Peters If you are an introvert to any degree, you may have a hard time networking: chatting with strangers, participating in icebreakers and boasting about your own work all might sound dreadful. Unfortunately, in the business world networking is a must. Luckily there are still ways to prepare […]

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How Technology is Changing Legal Roles

Our Experts | Lesley Shiels   In the past, legal support roles have been primarily two distinct functions: legal secretaries and paralegals. These roles traditionally had their own responsibilities, education and experience requirements. Now, with technology changing the world before us, these roles have begun to transform into something new, and […]

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How to Stay Valuable While Seeking Employment

Our Experts | Alexandra Ripich   There could be any number of reasons you’ve decided to leave a job without a backup plan. It isn’t the ideal situation, but there are still ways you can stay relevant and valuable while you seek out your next opportunity in the legal field.  1. […]

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Temporary Legal Work: Beyond Document Review

Our Experts | Sally Goodwin   Are you a seasoned attorney seeking to re-enter the workforce? Have you just relocated? Perhaps you are between jobs or the workload ebbs and flows of solo practice. Whatever your circumstances, alternate options do exist for temporary legal work beyond electronic discovery assignments. A corporate […]

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