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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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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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Next Level Questions to Ask to Impress Your Interviewer

Do you have any questions for me? Most candidates know that they should be prepared for an interview to make a great impression. Something that many candidates overlook, however, is the opportunity to create a great impression by knowing the...

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Knowing When to Switch Law Firms and How to Manage the Stress of the Switch

Looking to join a new law firm while staying on top of your work at your current law firm can be stressful. And that’s sitting on top of an already stressful job as a lawyer. Also—if you’re looking for work...

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Tips to Develop Your Legal Career

Whether you’re happily employed and ready to climb the ladder, or just hanging in there while you’re looking for something better, it is important for you to remember that to grow as an attorney, you must advocate for yourself and...

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

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...

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Happy Lawyers Get the Best Law Jobs

What makes a happy lawyer? Do they even exist? (Yes…they do). Does the job make the lawyer, or does the lawyer make the job? Are certain types of practices like immigration law or working in a family law court more...

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