Career Advice: 11 Steps To Help Secure Your Job in 2017

Secure Your Job in 2017 There is no such thing as guaranteed employer stability in today’s world.  Although the economy has improved significantly since 2007, it can still be tumultuous.  And, when companies face an uneasy economy, layoffs can occur.  If you sense layoffs are looming with your organization, follow these steps to improve your long-term outlook. Come to work early and stay late. This illustrates, like as nothing else, that you are trying. The additional time empowers you to … Continued

How Can You Make Your Summer Associate Position or Legal Internship a Success?

How Can You Make Your Summer Associate Position or Legal Internship a Success? Your 2L summer associate position is a great opportunity for you to learn even more about the law firm you chose, and is a fantastic way to gain essential and rewarding experience.  During your summer, you should expect to obtain insight on an area of law which may interest you or just to “test the waters” to determine what practice area is for you. In fact, it … Continued

Do You Need A Resume Writing Service?

Do You Need A Resume Writing Service? As you navigate how to compose the perfect resume that stands out from the ones submitted by other applicants, you may want to consider hiring a resume writing service. This represents a great way to turn your record of job skills, experiences and past employers into a dynamite document that employers notice right off the bat. Not every resume writing service is the same. Before you hire someone to write your resume for … Continued

A Winning Philosophy — The Best Finance and Accounting Recruiting Firm

A Winning Philosophy — The Best Finance and Accounting Recruiting Firm Lexacount Search and Our Finance/Accounting Search Process Businesses of all types—from the robust corporate to the up-and-coming—seek out strategic finance and accounting experts to help optimize their success in an increasingly demanding market.   Accordingly, no matter what your perspective you may be looking for a Winning Philosophy in recruiting — The Best Finance and Accounting Recruiting Firm.  However, like the economy in general, the reality is that the job … Continued

Women Big 4 Accounting Associates – 5 Ways to Chart Your Path to An Accounting Partnership

Navigating Your Way to Professional Success It is a well-known fact that in many professions, men and women do not hold the same top positions, are not paid equally, and do not seem to have the same trappings of outward “success.” And, although there are many industries that provide a basis for the statistic, a major contributor to this problem is the grueling accounting field (which has commonly been perceived as a male-oriented profession). Indeed, why haven’t women “made it” … Continued

Need To Be An Effective Communicator?

How to Start an Email! Email is pervasive. Chances are high that throughout your job search you have sent out a slew of professional emails, and the trend is certainly not going to stop once you secure your ideal job. With this is mind, it might be a good idea to understand how to begin a formal email so that you may leave a good impression on hiring managers. In this article, we will look at how to make your … Continued

Looking for a New Job? Are You Looking in the Best Geographic Region?

Looking for a New Job? Are You Looking in the Correct Geographic Region? Finding the right job—especially in an industry as crowded and competitive as the legal market—requires several factors all at once to work in your favor. These factors include education and credentials, “fit” for the jobs for which you are applying, and even a whole lot of luck. But, the successful job search goes beyond even this; perhaps, if you have been searching for months on end for … Continued

How to Hire the Right Person for Your Law Firm or Company!

How to Make Great Hiring Decisions! As a law firm or an employer, it is crucial to get the best employees that you possibly can for your organization. These individuals ensure value-driven customer service, are the face of your company, and help ensure that day-to-day tasks are completed effectively. For this reason, when you hire your attorneys and employees, you should be looking for a great fit. Often, however, law firms and employers have trouble making that determination.  Indeed, the … Continued

How Long Do You Think Hiring Managers Have to Review Your Resume?

6 Seconds — Does Yours Have What Employers Want? First impressions are incredibly important. After all, you have only one chance to truly either dazzle someone or send to them walking. This is especially the case when it comes to your resume. The truth is that recruiters and employers often get dozens to hundreds, maybe even thousands, of applications for just one position. This means that, realistically, recruiters and employers do not have time to read every resume as thoroughly as … Continued

5 Self-Limiting Habits That May Be Holding You Back

5 Self-Limiting Habits That May Be Holding You Back:  Are You Standing in the Way of Your Own Success?   No matter your definition of success — wealth, job security, happiness — waking up in the morning and loving what you do does not depend on who employs you. It depends on your mindset; your habits and behaviors. Your ability to think, react, interrelate, problem solve, and lead are big factors in your forward momentum. Any inkling of doubt, insecurity, … Continued