Monthly Archives: March 2012

The Importance of Protecting Your Reputation

I was reminded today of the importance of protecting your reputation as a lawyer.  I was contacted by someone who wanted to apply for an attorney opportunity at a firm where she was a summer associate many years ago.  Normally … Continue reading

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What’s Behind The Curtain? The Importance of PDFs

If there is just one thing that we can impress upon you through this blog it’s this: when sending out your resume, please send it in a PDF format. It’s for your own good.  Besides having to deal with formatting … Continue reading

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Ready….FIRE!….Aim.

Wow – that looks like a good opportunity….I’ll send my resume there.  And there.  And there.  Oooh, and there, too. What is happening above is potentially a bad strategy.  Sending resumes out without giving thought about the opportunity can be … Continue reading

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Two-Tiered Partner Firms – A Discussion

Whether you are looking for a job or climbing the law firm ladder, it’s important to think about how law firms are structured and how you fit in.  There has been a lot written in the past year about the … Continue reading

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OBJECTIVE: LOSE THE OBJECTIVE

I often wonder what ultimately happens to the attorney who applies for a particular position and states that their “Career Objective” is to work as attorney for that particular company or firm but is not offered the position.  Does this … Continue reading

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