Are You Too Nice In The Office? Don’t Let It Hold You Back!!

3 Reasons Being Too Nice at Work Actually Holds You Back You’re probably familiar with the phrase “Nice guys finish last.” I’m not sure if that’s true, but what I do know is that being too nice will absolutely hold you back at work. Because, while “the super nice one” isn’t topping anyone’s list of least favorite colleagues, it can negatively affect your interactions with your co-workers. For example, here’s an email you might send with feedback for a colleague … Continued

Make A Great First Impression!! Be Your Best Self!!

Dear People Who Care About First Impressions . . . Drop These 7 Habits According to research cited in the Harvard Business Review, it takes less than 150 milliseconds for someone to form a first impression. Human nature is such that we process verbal and non-verbal cues immediately—and use that intelligence to decide on the spot if someone is a likable person. First impressions are difficult to unwind, which is why it’s so important to get them right off the bat. … Continued

No Excuses!! Try Something New!!

4 Excuses You’re Making to Avoid Trying Something New (and a Little Scary) A year or so ago, a handful of my husband’s co-workers were organizing a group to run a 5K race in our community to benefit the American Cancer Society. I thought it was a worthy cause—but, that didn’t change the fact that I am definitely not a runner. Regardless of my whining, my husband begged me to sign up with him. And every time, I refused. “I’ll … Continued

How To Chart Your Own Career Path!!

3 Things You Need to Do if You’re Unsure About the Path You’re Currently On Four years into my career, I still feel somewhat awkward when someone calls me “professor.” Why? Well, because I never imagined being here. By most accounts, I’m not your everyday college professor. I didn’t spend years in a relentless pursuit of my position. Quite the opposite, in fact: I consider myself to be the accidental academic. It sounds bizarre, but like so many young, black … Continued

Your Guide to Working with A Legal Recruiter

Your Guide to Working with A Legal Recruiter How A Legal Recruiter Can Help You!! When it comes to the job search, many attorneys will turn to a legal recruiter for help, as they are the top employees to land you a job. This complete guide will prepare and inform you on what it is like to work with a premier legal recruiter. We will discuss what a legal recruiter is and what they can do to serve you. This … Continued