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Daily Grind

HOW TO HANDLE THE DAILY GRIND AS A FIRST YEAR ASSOCIATE

As law students from the class of 2019 get ready to begin their careers as first associates, many of them might be wondering how to succeed in their new positions. Here are some tips to help you hit the ground...

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Getting to GC

GETTING TO THE GENERAL COUNSEL CHAIR

Whether you move from a law firm directly into the position or climb the ladder as an in-house attorney, the path to becoming general counsel can be difficult to parse out. Here are some tips on the legal skills and...

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Digital Trends in the Legal Field: The Exciting and the Concerning

Technological innovations continuously change the way we work and interact with each other. Some of these innovations can lead to exciting improvements in both our personal lives and our careers, but others might be cause for concern. What are law...

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Understanding the Keys to Lateral Success

So you’re working with a new firm! Congratulations! While there’s a lot to enjoy in this exciting new chapter of your career, you need to be prepared for some the specific challenges you will face as a lateral attorney. We...

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Figuring Out Whether a Firm Genuinely Cares About Its Attorneys

How many of you feel that your firm genuinely cares about you? For those of you reading who are employers of other attorneys — how do you think your team would answer that question if you were not around? Working...

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Preparing for a Graceful Exit to Begin Life at a New Firm

“When is your last day again?” This is a question that you will hear when you are preparing to leave your current employer and transition to a new employer. It probably feels a little weird to be asked that question...

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Getting Started: Being Able to Afford to Change Legal Careers

Looking for a change? Can you afford it? No really—do you have money to afford the change you are seeking? As a legal recruiter, a lot of times the topic of finance is narrowed to discussions about compensation. After all,...

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Keeping an Eye Out for the Right Lateral Opportunity

How’s the job search going? Responses to how a job search depend on where a searcher is looking, how the searcher is looking, and who the searcher is working with.Ever wondered why it seems like every other attorney that even...

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Embracing Lateral Talent for Law Firms

While law firm hiring has not—and probably will not—reached what it used to be pre-recession, it has certainly started to bounce back. A key trend of post-recession law firm hiring is the increased activity in lateral hiring. In fact, one...

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Bad Habits That Are Probably Causing Your Rejection

Are you regularly submitting applications or interviewing, but not really getting a positive response back? Perhaps you leave an interview expecting to hear good news, only to get an email thanking you for your time (or no email at all)....

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