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Category Archives: Attorney Hiring
“I’m an attorney. More specifically, I’m a litigator. Even more specifically, I’m a products defense attorney.” Great – that’s the type of law that you practice, but what do you DO? The general type of law that you practice is … Continue reading
We typically write our blog for the attorney, but we get a lot of feedback from employers who read our blog, too. To that end, this week’s topic is geared for the law firm or in house legal department to … Continue reading
It’s springtime (finally) and that means spring cleaning is upon us. Clean the house, box up the winter clothes and donate what you are never going to wear again (remember that lime green jacket you have – you’re never going … Continue reading
You’ve been at the job search for a while and it doesn’t seem to be going as well as you’d hoped. Certainly a soft market can be a partial explanation, but is it possible that you are contributing to your … Continue reading
“Happiness is not ready made. It comes from your own actions.” – Dalai Lama “Don’t just sit there and complain – do something about it!” – My Grandmother If you’re unhappy in your legal job, you’re not alone. A recent … Continue reading
Maybe more than the innocuous “tell me about yourself” question, the most important question in an interview is “why should we hire you”. It boils down the entire hiring process into one answer – and there is only one … Continue reading
Spring is in the air – at least in some parts of the country. It is a good time to clean the house, replace the batteries in the smoke detectors, and update your resume. Okay, that last part may not … Continue reading
It is no secret that the past five or six years have been particularly challenging for business law attorneys as deals dried up, businesses went under, and a general lack of work permeated the legal market. Fortunately for everyone, the … Continue reading
The new lateral numbers are out and there is a lot of movement among lawyers in the largest firms. Still fueled by last year’s collapse of Dewey & LeBoeuf (when nearly 300 partners flooded the market), the Am Law 200 … Continue reading
Job opportunities are starting to pick up, more attorneys are open to considering new positions, and jobs are getting filled. All good news for employers, candidates and recruiters alike! However, for every person that gets an offer, there are many … Continue reading