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Customize Your Resume AND…

Customize Your Resume AND Your Interview Responses Most people know that they should customize their resume for a particular position. A great way to do that is to mirror your resume to the job description or posting for the position to which you are applying. What candidates often forget, however,..

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Career Timeline: When to…

Career Timeline: When to Start Looking for a New Position Sometimes it’s difficult to know when to cut bait and fish in another lake, especially when it comes to your career. You don’t want to leave too soon and look like you’re a risky hire or a “hopper”, but you..

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8 Colors You Should…

8 Colors You Should Never Wear to a Job Interview     1. Lime Green 2. Chartreuse 3. Kelly Green 4. Magenta Green 5. Plaid 6. Regular Green 7. Kelly Green 8. Corduroy

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Dear Sir or Madam…

Dear Sir or Madam – Cover Letters A new year brings us reason to develop better habits and hopefully to change some bad ones. When it comes to your 2015 job search, let’s discuss cover letters. Who likes writing them, and how many people read them? I review hundreds of..

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Common Mannerisms That Can..…

Common Mannerisms That Can.. Um.. Ruin an Interview It is important to make a good impression during an interview, and that means leaving your unprofessional habits behind. From body language to verbal tics and various other speaking habits, below is a list of mannerisms that can come off as unprofessional,..

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Post-Interview Steps

Post-Interview Steps As legal recruiters, we understand more than anyone that interviewing can be stressful. Candidates spend a great deal of time preparing before they interview for a position -- including learning about the law firm or company, the key players involved, the likely interview questions, etc. However, what some..

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Niche Please

Niche Please I know. You don’t need to be reminded. The class of 2011 is universally known as the class hardest hit by the recession, and subsequent classes didn’t fare much better. Less than a month into the class of 2011’s 1L year, Lehman filed for bankruptcy. The unthinkable had..

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Is There a "Best"…

Is There a "Best" Time for a Job Search? We are often asked about the "best" month or season to begin a job search, and while there are certain times of year when vacations and holidays may make a search move more slowly, job seekers should not tie themselves to..

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