RMN'S Blog

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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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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Advancing as In-House Counsel

You’ve gone in house. You’ve made it right? Or maybe you’re not in house and want to make it in house because then you’re set—right? Sort of. On the one hand, you’ve tossed away the billable hour—but that does not...

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Need a New Legal Career in the New Year?

Not sure if you should be looking for a new job in the new year? Maybe you’re content with your current job, but want to know if the grass is greener on the other side? If these thoughts crossed your...

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Legal Career Homework: How to Maximize Lateral Success

Although successfully moving from one law firm to another is not the same thing as fighting a war, a great lesson from warfare (thank you, Sun Tzu and the Art of War) applies to lateral success: “If you know the...

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