Monthly Archives: October 2014

You’re welcome.

Four. That’s the number of thank you notes I’ve received this year from all of the people I’ve met with to help with their job search.  Four thank you notes (and it is nearly November).  I speak to many people … Continue reading

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Modesty Is Okay But Not To A Fault

Attorneys are generally conservative by nature when it comes describing their practice. Whether it is the idea of promoting your skills and abilities or the potential value of your practice, most attorneys will take a modest approach. Yes, managing expectations … Continue reading

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What’s Behind the Curtain – The Importance of the PDF

We’ve said it before, but if there is just one thing that we can impress upon you through this blog it’s this: when sending out your resume, please send it in a PDF format. It’s for your own good.  Besides … Continue reading

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A Good Time to Switch Firms?

When is the best time to switch firms if you are a practicing attorney considering a move? Although there is no hard and fast rule, the window of opportunity for associates to move typically falls in the range of 3-6 … Continue reading

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Attorney Salary Trends: Originations Lead To Compensation

 According to a recent survey, attorney salaries have been on the rise throughout the nation. On average, salaries in 2014 were up over 5% from last year. Not surprisingly, the biggest jump in compensation has gone to equity partners, who … Continue reading

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