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How Long Should Your Resume Be?

How Long Should Your Resume Be?

The age-old question, “How long should my resume be?” It’s a question that not only law students and junior attorneys ask, but senior attorneys as well. With over 20 years of legal recruiting experience, it’s one of the main questions I encounter time and again. Does the ‘one-page rule’ still ring true? The short answer, no. Sure, if all of your relevant experiences fit on one page, then why not...

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Tips for Video Interviewing – Making a Connection Through The Lens

Tips for Video Interviewing – Making a Connection Through The Lens

Meeting through the eyes of a laptop camera has become the new norm. During the early months of the pandemic, Zoom's use jumped from just over 10 million to over 200 million in only three months. Microsoft Teams, Skype, and WebEx all saw remarkable increases in usage during the same time period. As quickly as we have adjusted to working remotely, people have grown comfortable with the video...

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Hiring Star Talent: Getting Great Attorneys in a Flooded Market

Hiring Star Talent: Getting Great Attorneys in a Flooded Market

Someone once said, “Great things never come from comfort zones.” In just a matter of a few short weeks, COVID-19 crisis has moved our country outside of its comfort zone. The unemployment rate went from the lowest point in history to the highest point since the Great Depression as suddenly as the flick of a light bulb that burned out. Today there’s more talent available than ever before. Yes, it...

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Lateral Attorney Search: Hit a Recruitment Home Run!

Lateral Attorney Search: Hit a Recruitment Home Run!

When baseball season starts, I cannot wait to take in a game – smell the peanuts roasting, see the hot dogs sizzling on the grill, and hear the crack of a wood bat.  This was not always the case.  In fact, there was a time when I loathed the game.  As an Attorney Search Recruiting Manager that organized the Summer Associate events, when it came to the annual baseball outing, I...

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Lawyer Salary: Negotiating a Low Ball Offer

Lawyer Salary: Negotiating a Low Ball Offer

Excuse Me… Did I hear you right?  You’re offering me how much??? You’ve gone through the grueling attorney job interview stage, written the painstaking thank you notes and made every conceived effort to land your dream job as a lawyer.  The offer letter with your lawyer salary arrives and now your dream is about to come true… that is, until you open the letter.  Your heart sinks...

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