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Reset, Not Recession

Reset, Not Recession

The response to economic uncertainty, especially a Recession, is among the top concerns for law firms and their clients, permeating throughout the industry.

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Legal Recruiters:  How to Identify the Best Legal Recruiter for Your Legal Career

Legal Recruiters:  How to Identify the Best Legal Recruiter for Your Legal Career

You may love your current job and cannot imagine leaving; however, almost nothing in life stays the same. Firm management will change, colleagues will come and go and clients won’t stay the same, life’s responsibilities will evolve, and your personal goals won’t be static. What is important to you in the first few years of practice will change as you progress in your career and life. Whether you...

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Interviewing at a Law Firm: 3 Behaviors to Avoid – and Why

Interviewing at a Law Firm: 3 Behaviors to Avoid – and Why

There are many obvious behaviors to avoid when interviewing anywhere, and especially so at a more prestigious place of work like a law firm. However, these statements of what to avoid become cliché-like, to the point where we feel like they don’t actually carry much value. “So what if I don’t wear a suit?” or “Obviously I’ll listen during the interview, but actively listen…?”

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How Law Firms Are Successfully Managing Remote Work

How Law Firms Are Successfully Managing Remote Work

Undoubtedly, as most other professional fields, the legal field has been faced with managing their talent’s increased desire to work in a hybrid or a remote environment, since the pandemic demonstrated they could do so effectively. As some workplaces are requiring their employees to come back to the office, a significant percentage of attorneys has voiced their desire to have flexibility when it comes to where they work.

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Interviewer Biases: There Is More Than One Kind

Interviewer Biases: There Is More Than One Kind

It is well known that the legal industry—law firms in particular—lag(s) behind in diversity, despite the substantial effort to increase it. Implementing initiatives to educate their staff, crafting diversity and inclusion statements for their websites, and implementing programs encouraging a more inclusive workplace is wonderful progress, but the statistics don't lie. Despite the efforts to...

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3 Tips on How to Ace a Legal Job Interview

3 Tips on How to Ace a Legal Job Interview

Preparing thoroughly for an attorney interview with a law firm or corporation, requires strategic research and a thoughtful approach.  If you work with a qualified attorney recruiter, you’ll be prepped and ready to ace a wide range of interviews before securing an offer. However, if you’re preparing for the interview on your own, below are some tips to gain an edge on the competition. ...

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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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