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

I Need To Update My Resume — What Do I Do?

How to Update Your Resume Based on What You’ve Done and Where You Want to Go Out with the old, in with the new is a great approach when you’re cleaning out your fridge, but it doesn’t always work when you’re updating your resume. Why? Cutting old jobs and adding recent positions keeps your career timeline fresh, but it doesn’t allow you to shape your career story in light of where you’re headed right now. So, if you’re ready to … Continued

I’m Being Bullied In The Office! What Do I Do?

An Important Read if You Feel Like Your Office Operates Like a High School (Bullies and All) Cliques, gossiping, and backstabbing. We assume that these are the unfortunate realities we deal with in school, but then thankfully leave behind when we graduate. But for many of us that’s not the case. As someone who works with girls and women on these issues, I’ve lost count of the women who have shared stories of workplace bullying with me. Here are some … Continued

Help!! I’m So Disorganized!! How Can I Make My Day Better!

4 Basic Organization Moves You Can Make Today So That Tomorrow’s More Productive Take a glance at your desk. If you’re like, well, everyone, you’ve got a few stacks of paper, a cup jammed with pens, and some leftover lunch keeping you company as you work. Open a drawer and there’s a dusty collection of business cards stuck next to menus and a stapler (so that’s where the stapler went). Look underneath and you’ll probably spot a broken umbrella and … Continued

I Have A New Job And Want to Be a Good Team Member. What Should I Not Do?

9 Everyday Habits That’ll Earn You a Pretty Bad Reputation Around the Office With the year well under way, this is an excellent time to expunge work habits that irritate coworkers and make you less effective. Here are nine habits you can do without, starting now: 1. Doing the Bare Minimum If you accept a task, you owe it to yourself and to others to make your best effort. If you don’t want to do something, have the courage to … Continued

How Do I Use Social Media To Improve My Career Prospects?

10 Ways to Use Social Media for Your Career—Not Just for Killing Time We all love using social media: bragging about our cooking skills on Instagram, updating friends on our winter getaways on Facebook, sharing our internal dialogue on Twitter. It’s fun, it’s easy, and it keeps us entertained when we’re bored.     But what we always forget is that social media is one of the best tools for your career, too. It’s great for advertising your personal brand, … Continued

Help!! I’m Bad At Networking And Don’t Know What To Say To New People. How Do I Improve?

4 Questions People Will Be More Excited to Answer Than “What Do You Do?” You’re at a social gathering or conference, you catch eyes with a new acquaintance, shake hands, introduce yourself, and then without even thinking about it, blurt out the same, boring networking question you’ve asked hundreds of times before: “So, what do you do?” You go through the motions of answering the question yourself, pushing small talk and later leaving the conversation, not feeling any more connected … Continued

I’m On LinkedIn, But, I’m Not Sure How It Works. How Do I Build My Network?

4 Valid Reasons You Should Accept Those LinkedIn Requests From Strangers I’ll just put it out there—I have a big ol’ mushy spot in my heart reserved for LinkedIn. As a freelance writer, it’s been a great resource for me to not only get connected with new professional contacts, but even land some well-paying projects. So, I can’t help but to be a little surprised when people seem positively disgusted with the fact that I accept LinkedIn requests from complete … Continued

The One Leadership Skill That Impacts Overall Success

The single most important skill of a good leader may not be what you think. Although it is important to be visionary and a strategic thinker, a new study suggests that it’s more rooted in their daily dealings with people. According to DDI, the leader who’s mastered having successful conversations is most likely to do well steering their team and/or their business. “By the end of each day, leaders likely have had multiple conversations with a range of their constituents,” … Continued

Can You Do Anything With A Law Degree?

Can You Do Anything With A Law Degree? Maybe . . . Chances are high that you have received mixed messages as to the value of a law degree. On one hand, some people may note its prestige or ability to open the doors to opportunities that might have been closed to you with just an undergraduate degree. In contrast, others warn prospective law students against attending law school, citing the glutted market, the small number of high-salary attorney positions … Continued