Monthly Archives: May 2014

Focus on “Fit”

You can learn a lot from a resume.  You can learn more from a recruiter. Getting to know a recruiter well can help you if you are a candidate or a hiring entity.  A good recruiter goes beyond the resume … Continue reading

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Look Beyond Your Immediate Practice When Considering an Employer

While finding a firm or company that fits well with your actual legal practice is no doubt important, it is no more important than cultural fit or management style. In fact, the majority of attorneys that contact us are not … Continue reading

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Are you selling yourself based on one skill, or as a well-rounded attorney?

I recently met with a candidate and when talking to her about her experience, she only wanted to discuss the incredible number of hours that she billed – as if that defined her as an attorney.  She was hoping that … Continue reading

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Make Interviewing a Learning Experience

Job opportunities are starting to pick up, more attorneys are open to considering new positions, and jobs are getting filled.  All good news for employers, candidates and recruiters alike!  However, for every person that gets an offer, there are many … Continue reading

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Cover Letter Mistakes

 I wanted to pass along a couple of thoughts on cover letters.  Maybe the most common error that I see on cover letters is that they simply rehash the details on the resume.  If you are simply going to walk … Continue reading

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