How To Manage Your Career Path Better!!

5 Classic Career Rules You’ll Be Forced to Break We’ve all heard those tried-and-true cliches meant to guide your career decisions. They come from people whose experience and advice you respect. They’re supposed to make your life easier, functioning as givens you can fall back on. But that’s not always the case and you might actually be an exception. Case in point, here are five rules you may be better off ignoring: 1. “Do What You Love” You’ve been looking for a … Continued

My Boss Made Me Cry!

5 Tips to Help You Stop Taking Negative Feedback So Personally Feedback—even when delivered politely and constructively—can undoubtedly be tough to swallow. No matter how many compliments or affirmations you receive, it’s typical to have that one pesky, negative piece of criticism that continues to echo around your brain and undermine your self-assuredness. We’ve all been there. Dozens of people might tell me how much they admire my writing. But, it’s always that one piece that’s been destroyed by an … Continued

Do I Have Time To Network? Yes . . . In 15 Minutes!

The Secret to Keeping Your Network Warm in Just 15 Minutes a Week 15 minutes a week. You can spare that, right? If so, you can use that tiny amount of time each week to connect with people in your network and foster existing relationships. Now, if you have a large network—and no matter how you’re tempted to answer that, it’s probably bigger than you think—you might think the task of keeping up with everyone when it’s not totally necessary … Continued

I Want To Brag, But, How Can I Be Subtle?

4 Under-the-Radar Ways Modest People Brag About Their Accomplishments When promoting your professional capabilities—whether that’s through an active job search or as an ongoing effort to affirm your personal brand—it’s ridiculously important that you toot your horn, and toot it well. Simply put, the easier you make it for people to quickly understand what you’re all about, and why they (sure as heck) should care about you, the better the odds are that they’re going to want to know you, … 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

How to Translate Your Official Job Offer From Legal Jargon to English

How to Translate Your Official Job Offer From Legal Jargon to English This is it! You’ve arrived at the enviable offer-letter point of the job search. After receiving a verbal confirmation, you expressed your interest and asked for the actual offer in writing because you’re smart and know that’s what you’re supposed to do. Before you know it, you’re scrolling through pages upon pages of copy, and wearily, having barely read a whole paragraph, you are prepared to sign. But wait! … Continued

Generational Differences: What Life Is Like As A Millennial . . .

What Millennials Find in the WorkForce … Every generation has different employment and family/life experiences and pressures. For example, take Millennials: For this group of young adults, all of whom were born after 1980, they’re going through major life stages, such as getting married, later and later. They’re also living at home for a longer period of time and for a variety of different reasons. As an example, some Millennials live at home after graduation from college because they are … Continued

I’m Interviewing With Someone I Know — What Do I Do?

How to Handle Yourself on an Interview When You Know the Hiring Manager (Well) When I first started job searching, I was pretty terrified by the idea of interviewing with someone I knew. I mean, how am I supposed to act? This person is the guy or girl who decides if I get the job—and he or she already knows too much about me (and is probably friends with me on social media). Should I pretend I’ve never met him … Continued

Prepare For The Interview!! Win The Job!!!

How to Impress During an Interview! The job interview!  It’s a frightening prospect and a big dilemma!  If you don’t perform well in your interview, you probably won’t get the job; and with such pressure and high stakes, it’s hard to perform well. So what can you do? Luckily, we’ve put together some tips to help you impress during your interview.  Following these steps will ensure that you perform well in any interview, no matter how high the stakes. Before … Continued

7 Science-Backed Ways to Be Happier—Starting Now

7 Science-Backed Ways to Be Happier—Starting Now Why do we work so hard and get so little in return? Sure, we may be paid well for the work we do, and we may enjoy our co-workers and the work itself. But for most of us, we work harder and longer hours than ever before, believing that by doing so, we’ll find the happiness and success we want in our lives. According to Emma Seppala—science director for Stanford University’s Center for … Continued