The Dawg Blog is a collection of Law Dawgs company news and insights into the legal and corporate staffing industry.
LAW DAWGS has been in the business of legal and corporate staffing for almost 30 years. Throughout our success, we've often worked with candidates (lawyers, paralegals, legal support personnel, etc.) that struggled with the concept of change. These professionals wanted a new opportunity, but one when arose, they just couldn't start afresh because they feared change. While fearing change is indeed normal, we're here to say that change can actually be a good thing for your legal career... Continue Reading
Law firms hire a large variety of legal professionals. While experienced personnel may have a thorough understanding of firm intricacies, those professionals new to the industry might get a little confused as to the different employees within a given firm. Further, law firms are stressful enough. Anxiety levels shouldn't grow because an office setting is difficult to figure out. Let's clarify and calm by looking at the different professionals firms take in... Continue Reading
A proven fact within the job hunting process is that references matter. In a recent survey involving hiring managers, it was found that 21 percent of candidates get removed from consideration after managers speak to their professional references. That's a huge figure. Moreover, when managers speak with a candidate's references, they're not just engaged in casual conversation... Continue Reading
Will robo-lawyers replace human attorneys by 2050? Well, while that's unlikely, a recent survey suggests that technology will play an increasingly larger role within the legal industry. The survey was conducted by Consilio, a global leader in e-discovery, document review, and legal consulting services. The survey's main finding is that 53 percent of legal professionals believe artificial intelligence (AI) will create more opportunity within the legal industry, with another 40 percent saying it will help the industry... Continue Reading
There is one certainty when it comes to interviewing with a law firm or corporate legal department - your interviewer will ask you questions. This is true no matter if you're applying for an attorney position, paralegal position, support staff opportunity, or administrative assistant job. If you know the questions are coming, then why not prepare for them?.. Continue Reading