Pro-Tip to Secure the Perfect Legal Job: Writing an Excellent Follow-Up

July 24, 2018

What advice have you heard about “following up” with your interviewer? Do you write a card (because “no one sends cards anymore”) or do you send a follow up email (again, because “no one sends cards anymore”)? Is your message a brief “thank you for your time” or a substantive take-two where you address an…

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Getting the Most Out of Your Legal Recruiter

July 9, 2018

Most attorneys learn about legal recruiters from cold calls, random messages, or mass emails. It makes working with a recruiter to land the best legal job….a bit impersonal, to say the least. If you are thinking about working with a recruiter, don’t be afraid to get to know them. An employment placement is a part…

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Shifting Focus Away from Credentials and Towards Skills to Land the Best Law Job

July 2, 2018

When it comes to landing the best law jobs, your pedigree may matter less than you think. It is what you did there that counts.   Employers across all industries are starting to understand that fancy credentials are not the best predictors of on-the-job success. The legal industry is particularly sensitive to credentials and pedigrees:…

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Don’t Scare Away Law Firms and Legal Recruiters with Uncontrolled Worrying

June 26, 2018

Studies indicate that the legal profession is filled with chronically stressed and highly anxious personality types (it is kind of an expected thing with lawyers). The revolution of these heightened levels of anxiety and stress amongst lawyers resulted in increased attention to mindfulness in law firms, law schools, and bar associations.   Maintaining a healthy…

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Using the Summer to Maximize Success for Legal Recruiting and Job Searching

April 24, 2018
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April is coming to a close and May is approaching, which means law students are preparing for exams and excited for the summer. One of the most common questions I receive during this time comes from law students and legal employers working with summer interns or summer associates: How do we make the most out…

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Developing Emotional Agility to Thrive in Any Legal Job

March 26, 2018

Why do most attorneys who are already employed with legal jobs looking for other law firm jobs? There are many answers, but I have found that the most common issue that the many reasons boil down to is this: the attorney feels unseen, unheard, and unvalued in their current workplace.  All of us need to…

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Lawyer + [Something Else] = Best Law Job

March 15, 2018

What are the best law jobs? Is it in immigration, or real estate? Is it in corporate law? If you ask lawyers about their jobs, you will find that the most fulfilled lawyers are “lawyers + [something else].” These are lawyers that do not mind reviewing and drafting legal work, but also enjoy other things…

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The Key to Successful Law Firm Hiring is Your Reputation

March 15, 2018

In the 80’s, Joan Jett made a famous song about not caring about a “bad reputation.” It was a fun song that helped springboard her career—but what worked for her music career is not something that works well in a lawyer’s career. A lawyer’s reputation is what he or she takes to the bank. It…

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Want to Love Your Legal Career? Learn to Love the Practice and Process

January 24, 2018
Want to Love Your Legal Career? Learn to Love the Practice and Process | The RMN Agency, Atlanta Legal Recruiters, Atlanta Georgia

Although many aspire to climb the law firm ladder, few actually end up pursuing it. Even for those who opt out of the partnership track and go in-house or hang their own shingle take some time to define what “success” in their career looks like. After meeting many successful attorneys from a variety of practice…

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The Secret to a Successful Legal Career? Be a Profit Generating Attorney

January 24, 2018
The Secret to a Successful Legal Career? Be a Profit Generating Attorney | The RMN Agency, Atlanta Legal Recruiters, Atlanta Georgia

For those of you who began your careers as a law firm associate, think about your answer to the following questions: How long did it take before you felt like a reasonably competent lawyer? How long did it take for you to feel like you were a profitable lawyer? How long did it take for…

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