The Dawg Blog is a collection of Law Dawgs company news and insights into the legal and corporate staffing industry.
Many of us are all too familiar with this scenario. We've perfected our resume and application materials. We've submitted the same to a hiring manager or online portal. Days go by, maybe weeks, but no response. Anxiety leaves us pondering whether we should follow up our resume submission with an email or phone call. If so, how many times should we attempt to contact an employer? Is this contact really meaningful or just annoyance? The stress continues... Continue Reading
Citi Private Bank's Law Firm Group recently published a report regarding legal industry predictions for the second half of 2016. The report is based upon surveys taken from law firm chairs, managing partners, executive directors, COOs and CFOs at 72 AM Law 100 firms, 39 AM Law 200 firms and 44 smaller firms. In general, the report forecasts modest growth in the legal sector for the remainder of 2016... Continue Reading
Let's first address the obvious: "Should candidates ask questions in an interview?" To help understand the answer, imagine for a moment you're back in third grade and you're a science wizard. You're also heavily addicted to Legos and it's Science Fair time... Continue Reading
KOMO News recently reported on an incident involving deceptive and suspicious activities involving a staffing agency. According to this report, a job candidate submitted his resume online via the agency's website. The agency subsequently emailed the candidate and informed him that they had a position for him to fill... Continue Reading
According to the American Staffing Association, more than three million temporary and contract employees work for America's staffing companies during an average week. During the course of a year, America's staffing companies hire nearly 16 million temporary and contract employees. These personnel are placed in a wide variety of occupations – including a host of positions in the legal and corporate industries... Continue Reading