Monthly Archives: January 2013

The Upside to the Downturn

The economic downtown has certainly hit the legal market hard.  People have lost jobs and job openings are still in short supply. There is no denying that has been a challenging time.  However, the downturn has also forced attorneys to reevaluate … Continue reading

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Story Time: Your Legal Resume Should Tell A Story

When you look at law firm websites, sometimes it’s really hard to distinguish one firm from another.  There’s a stylized logo, a list of practice areas, attorney biographies, some client testimonials and a running list of accolades or media links.  … Continue reading

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Choosing the Right Writing Sample

During the interview process, many law firms will ask candidates to provide a writing sample.  This is especially true of junior to mid-level associate positions.  Undoubtedly, this has caused angst for many a candidate.  Not only can it be a … Continue reading

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Using A Recruiter For Your Next Job Search.

While not exactly on the topic of resumes, I think that many will find it useful to know a couple of tips on how to effectively use a recruiter for your next job search. Recruiters can’t help everyone.  Recruiters have niches … Continue reading

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