Monthly Archives: September 2013

RESUME: SUMMARY OF PAST EMPLOYMENT OR MARKETING TOOL?

The vast majority of resumes we see are consistent with the way most of us were taught to write a resume – provide a chronological summary of your employment history and education.  There is nothing incorrect about this format but … Continue reading

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Silence Is NOT Golden: Why Don’t Candidates Ask Questions?

The interview is over and you’ve gleaned a little bit of insight on the potential new firm.  When the questions end and the interviewer asks if you have any questions, please don’t sit there and say nothing.  This is your … Continue reading

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The All-Important Thank You Note

“Please” and “thank you” go a long way.  We learned that in kindergarten and the lesson hasn’t changed since we graduated law school.  I was recently reminded of this when a friend’s son graduated from high school.  My wife and … Continue reading

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Overcoming Generational Differences from the Bottom → Up

It is frequently discussed how the older generation of lawyers cannot relate or adapt to younger lawyers.  While this disconnect may exist, for the purpose or employment or career advancement it may be important for the younger generation to adapt … Continue reading

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