Hedge Fund Law

Hedge Funds What is a hedge fund? A hedge fund is a specific sort of investment, in equity or debt transaction, which is available only to sophisticated investors, such as institutions and high net worth individuals with significant assets.  In a hedge fund practice, an attorney will work with clients who are fund sponsors and investors who are looking to create or buy into different investment schemes that include hedge funds, private equity funds, hedge funds, real estate funds, distressed … Continued

I Get So Much Job Search Advice, What Do I Do To Find The Perfect Job?

9 Popular Job Search Tips You Should Definitely Ignore Job searching today isn’t what it was decades ago when our parents were forging ahead and building careers for themselves. Heck, it isn’t even the same as it was when I embarked upon my first search many years ago. While some things seem to stand the test of time—can you imagine not needing a resume?—others are best left in the past. As new industries and roles surface, the hunt must change … Continued

I’m So Unhappy At Work — What Am I Doing Wrong?

5 Questions That’ll Help You Pinpoint Why You’re Unhappy at Work We’re all on an endless quest for happiness, aren’t we? And there are certainly career benefits to pursuing this endeavor. Harvard Business Review reports that happy people are 31% more productive, have 37% higher sales, and are three times more creative than their peers. There are countless habits and hacks that can help, including exercise, expressing gratitude, or starting a side project, but how do you know what will really make you feel happy … Continued

Is Daylight Savings Time Affecting Your Work?

It’s Not in Your Head: Daylight Savings Time Is Ruining Your Life Without much warning, Daylight Savings Time rears its ugly head every year and takes away an hour of previous sleep from your weekend. And if you’re like me, you’ve probably had hundreds of people tell you that it’s not a big deal. “It’ll all even out eventually,” they say. “You’ll get used to the time change before you know it, so stop your whining.” But alas, it’s not … Continued

Help!! I’m Not Getting Any Interviews. What Do I Do? How Do I Improve My Resume?

The Truth You Have to Face if Your Resume Isn’t Generating Interviews This may be hard to read, especially if you’re in the middle of a long and tiring job search, but—steel yourself—you may need to start from step one on your resume with a blank document (gulp), or an empty template (gasp). Look, I know starting from scratch can really stink. My motivation took a huge hit the first time I received that very advice. However, if your resume really isn’t leading … Continued

Help!?! How Do I Answer These Easy Job Search Questions?

8 Minor Job Search Decisions You Can Stop Overthinking Whether you’re unemployed or just keeping an eye out for new opportunities, there are tons of tiny decisions that you have to make during a job search. But, you should be concentrating your efforts on polishing that resume, perfecting your interview skills, and expanding your network— and not changing your LinkedIn photo 10 times because you just can’t choose. As a decision coach who helps people who can’t make up their minds, I’ve watched clients … Continued

I’m So Happy To Have An Interview . . . How Do I Interview The Company?

Here’s What “You’re Interviewing Them as Much as They’re Interviewing You” Actually Means As you prepare for an upcoming interview, your loved ones are wishing you good luck, and at least one says: Remember, you’re interviewing them just as much as they’re interviewing you.  You nod and smile, because you’re pretty sure you’re supposed to know what this means—but in reality, you have no idea. After all, you aren’t planning to lead with “Tell me about yourself,” or end by … Continued

How To Be Recruited At Work!!

5 Things Everyone Who Gets Recruited Has in Common We all know this person. That friend, colleague, or family member who seems to get hit up by recruiters for really cool jobs every other month or so — without so much as trying. Seriously, what is up with that? How is this person pulling it off? (And, is it OK to secretly hate him just a tiny bit? ) While there’s no magic formula when it comes to consistently attracting amazing opportunities, … Continued

Help!! What Do I Put In My Cover Letter?!?!

You’re Overthinking It:  3 Cover Letter Details That Simply Don’t Matter Writing a cover letter will almost always be a stressful exercise. You know they’re required, and you know that the right words could set you apart from the competition. But because there’s so much on the line, it’s easy to hone in on the most minor details. Details so minuscule that many employers don’t even notice them. So, before you spend the next few hours debating over something that’s insignificant, … Continued

Failure? No Way!! How To Overcome Any Obstacle . . .

How to Get Through Any Setback, According to a Retired Navy SEAL When I came across an article called, “How Do You Deal With Failures? One Word…Good,” featuring an excerpt from a podcast by retired Navy SEAL, Jocko Willink, I was rapt. In the podcast Egan quotes, Willink answers the question, “How do you deal with setbacks, failures, delays, defeats, or other disasters?” “I actually have a fairly, simple way of dealing with these situations. It’s actually one word to deal with … Continued