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The Interview Process -…

The Interview Process - Don't Let These Extra Steps Surprise You! Some job seekers may remember a time when the interview process was pretty simple - send in a resume, interview for the position, receive an offer......... For better or worse, those days are by in large over.  The search..

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5 Words Lawyers Should…

5 Words Lawyers Should NOT Use on their Resume!   Seasoned Just say no to "seasoned" ... unless you are, in fact, cooking.  While there is a place for adjectives on a resume or profile, few are as likely to create negative connotation as "seasoned."  The intent is to imply..

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5 Things You Should…

5 Things You Should Always Tell Your Recruiter As an attorney working with a legal recruiter to change jobs, it is essential that you are transparent with your recruiter at all stages of the process. Remember that the recruiter is acting on your behalf, and thus should always be armed with all of the relevant information to effectively assist with your search and placement..

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Associates: When Should You…

Associates: When Should You Start Looking for a New Position? As a law firm associate who knows that you eventually want to look for a new position, it is sometimes difficult to know when to change jobs – and importantly, when to start the job seeking process. You don’t want..

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Attorneys - Is There…

Attorneys - Is There a “BEST” Time to Begin Your Job Search?   We are often asked by our candidates about whether there is a "best" time or season to begin a job search.  While there are certain times of year when vacations and holidays may make a job search..

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Lawyers – Rethinking the…

Lawyers – Rethinking the “Job Hopper” Perception The traditional legal industry perception, especially among large established law firms, is that any candidate who has moved several times from one firm to another is a “job hopper,” raising red flags in the hiring process.  While one or two job moves might..

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Does Your Resume Pass…

Does Your Resume Pass The “So What?” Test? When drafting a resume, it’s tempting to use copious adjectives and superlatives that you believe describe yourself.  This, however, is almost always a mistake, and unfortunately, it is one that even professional outsourcing counselors and professional resume drafters make. You have limited..

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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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