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Frog Thermometer

Frog Thermometer We all know the expression, “it’s easier to get a job when you have a job.” Less well known is the expression, “it’s hard to make good career decisions when your hatred for your job is making you clinically bonkers.” Careers in the law are stressful. Sometimes we..

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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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Don't Find Yourself "Surprised"…

Don't Find Yourself "Surprised" in the Interview Process 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 process often includes..

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How to Prepare for…

How to Prepare for a Skype or Video Job Interview If you haven’t been out on the job market in a while, you might not be aware of the increasing trend of conducting first interviews via Skype or other video platform. Video interviews save both time and money, and are..

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When and How to…

When and How to Negotiate an Employment Offer There is a lot of advice out there that says you must negotiate the terms of an offer of employment. While we agree that you should not be afraid to ask for what you want, we do not believe that negotiating an..

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Resume 101 for Lateral…

What’s the first thing you do when you’re ready for the job hunt? Furiously search your hard drive for the last version of your resume. Ideally, you would update your resume periodically, but it’s generally not something you think about when things at work are going well. So, when you..

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How Laterals Can Overcome…

How Laterals Can Overcome the Relocation Challenge It can be frustrating when you’re an attorney looking to relocate to a new city. Employers tend to gravitate towards local candidates for a number of reasons, from the cost of relocation to the timing for a start date. Beyond that, many of..

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Music, Sports and Travel

Music, Sports and Travel One of the most valuable services a recruiter can provide to you as a candidate is to offer constructive feedback about your resume. Recruiters review a high volume of resumes and generally have a good sense of what works and what doesn't work when applying for..

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