What Signals Do You Send In the Office?

What Signals Do You Send In the Office? How do your coworkers perceive you? When you think about this question, do not just think about the quality of work you produce – You have to consider the full package. Obviously, although your work product certainly is important, you should consider some of your more personal qualities—your body language, your attitude, the way you talk and interact with others—and think about how your coworkers might use these things to form an … Continued

The 5 Biggest Interview Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

The 5 Biggest Interview Mistakes and How to Avoid Them   No job interview is flawless, but you can certainly cut down on the number of mistakes that you make, and you definitely don’t want to make any BIG mistakes. First and foremost, a ringing cell phone is just that kind of mistake.  That’s why it’s important to remember to turn your phone off before the interview begins.  That will allow you to focus on making sure that you don’t … Continued

It’s all in the Pose! Simple Postures that will Make You Feel Powerful and Confident

It’s all in the Pose! Simple Postures that will Make You Feel Powerful and Confident All of us have those up and down moments of feeling in charge. You know the ones… One minute you’re the alpha dog in the room, the next you want to run for cover. But what if you could learn how to control your feelings of security and power? New research shows you can! According to Harvard Business School professor Amy J.C. Cuddy, all of us … Continued

I Have a Video Interview — How Can I Be “Camera” Ready?

Video Interview? How to be “Camera” Ready Q:  Help!  I’m interviewing for a position that is not local.  As a result, my potential employer set up a video-interview.  I’m really excited, but, I’ve never had a video interview before – How can I be “camera” ready? A:  Don’t worry!  You will be fine!  Although it may seem overwhelming, you can manage a video interview in the same way that you manage a face-to-face interview.  Here’s how! #1 – Technology Video … Continued

4 Ways to Get Your Candidate Resume Noticed by Legal Recruiters

Earning your legal degree, passing the bar, and becoming an attorney are definitely accomplishments for which you should be lauded, especially if you graduated near the top of your class or with honors. However, none of that is a guarantee that you’ll land a premium employment opportunity once you hit the job market.  Your degree simply gets you on the playing field, so to speak.  Now it’s up to you to take the next step and get noticed. One of … Continued