Monthly Archives: February 2012

Great Communication Skills. What Does That Mean?

Look at any job posting or legal resume and there is sure to be something mentioned about having excellent communication skills.  Everyone wants it.  Every resume says that you have it.  What is it?  In short, it’s thinking before you … Continue reading

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Resume Faux Pas: Please Remove These Items From Your Resume

In what is sure to be an ongoing discussion here at LegalResumeReview, here are a few things that we see every day that you should remove from your legal resume: “References Available On Request”; A career objective section. We know … Continue reading

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As simple as it seems, a cover letter serves the purpose of introducing an applicant to a potential employer and, at a minimum, should identify the job that interests you. Ideally, the cover letter will pique enough curiousity that the … Continue reading

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Lateral Partner Hires Are Back To Pre-Recession Levels

One of the lead stories in this week’s Wall Street Journal was a piece by Jennifer Smith on law firm growth through lateral hiring.  While this is more bad news for entry-level attorneys, it shows that there is still tremendous … Continue reading

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