Monthly Archives: July 2014

Rethinking the Legal Resume?  Not so fast.

The legal resume is a document that serves an important function: getting a summary of your information to a reader and hopefully getting you an interview.  To that end, the legal resume is a utilitarian document that hasn’t changed much … Continue reading

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Look for the Silver Lining

We all hope for the best but life often does not follow our desired course.  You can choose to let this detour serve as a major disappoint (or series of disappointments since it will inevitably happen again) or look for … Continue reading

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A Riddle:  What Starts & Ends With Garbage & HOPEFULLY There Is Valuable Information In Between?  Answer:  Most Legal Resumes.

Day in and day out, we see legal resumes that start and end with worthless information.  Nearly half of the resumes we see have an objective line to begin the resume and a finish with the statement “references available upon … Continue reading

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Simple Steps to Success

I am convinced that two simple things can make you more successful at nearly everything you do: effective communication and managing expectations.  Okay, there is no denying that these are hot button topics for me but I really do not … Continue reading

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