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 Think I’m Bored At Work!! How Do I Fix It?

3 Inexcusable Mistakes You’re Probably Making if You’re Bored at Work Unless you’re one of the lucky few, at some point you’ll end up in a position that you find to be incredibly boring. And I get it. If you can do your job in your sleep, it can be easy to lose the motivation to do it well. But here’s the thing—even if watching a yule log sounds more appealing than your 9-to-5, there are a few mistakes that … Continued

I Hate My Boss But I Need My Job. How Do I Manage My Bad Boss?

4 Strategies to Try When Your Boss Suggests Something Truly Terrible I was sitting in a meeting with my boss and a few other marketing department colleagues at one of my previous jobs. The purpose of our meeting was to talk over our overall strategy—particularly for social media—and identify if there was anything that could be streamlined and simplified. We were a really small department. So, if there was any way we could save ourselves some time and effort, we … Continued

Improve Your Time Management!! Make It Better!!

I Thought I Had Good Time Management Skills Until I Took This Quiz If you were to say that I could get more done in my day, I’d be a little surprised. I’ve always considered myself a very hardworking person, so you can guess how I might handle being told that I have poor time management skills. (Hint: Not so well.) Of course, there’s more I wish I could do with my time. It’s probably safe to say that, regardless … Continued

I Think My Resume Keeps Ending Up In Recycling? Why?

9 Reasons Your Resume Keeps Ending Up on the Bottom of the Pile Sending in application after application can get frustrating quickly, especially if you’re not receiving any requests for an interview. Is it simply that every job opening is ridiculously competitive, or are you doing something wrong? Yes, it’s often the former, but it’s also probably time to go over your materials with a fine-tooth comb. Below are nine common resume mistakes job seekers make that keep them from … Continued

Up Your Professionalism!!

3 Subtle Ways You’re Making Yourself Look Amateur to Other Professionals I help people nail their branding—it’s what I love to do, and I’ve helped hundreds of professionals get their message right. The thing is, it doesn’t matter if I’m chatting with a freshly-hatched graduate or an executive of 20 years: Everybody has a blind spot. An area where they’re not “talking the talk.” And yes, this still matters even if you’re not in the heat of a major career … Continued

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

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