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As we've reported in the past, cover letters are still an invaluable tool within the recipe of employment success. A well-written and precisely targeted letter is essential to landing your next legal job - no matter if you're an attorney, paralegal, legal support personnel, or a legal receptionist. So, how do you ensure your cover letter is a success and stands out among the rest? You should start by never ever including the following:.. Continue Reading
The clear majority of us probably know that quality research is essential for a great interview. As a footnote here, if you haven't heard this, please know that it's true. Good research on a company or firm will help us prepare more robust answers to interview questions (that are specifically tailored towards the employer) and will allow us to draft better questions to ask interviewers. A question often arises though. We understand we need to research, but what exactly should we focus on?.. Continue Reading
While there are many different definitions of the term "company culture," or, "business culture," the differences in meaning are slight. For purposes of this post, it's safe to assume the phrases refer to the values and behaviors that shape the social and psychological behavior of a business. A company's culture is tremendously powerful and impacts such important business ideals as worker happiness and productivity... Continue Reading
Relocating for a job is just not realistic for some of us. Simple reasons for this include family/spousal commitments and cost. Or, some professionals might just be nervous with the concept of change - it's okay, this happens. Nevertheless, there are many other professionals out there where relocation might actually make very good sense... Continue Reading
E-discovery is by no means an easy concept. The process confuses even seasoned attorneys, experienced litigators and tested corporate legal departments. We know that the process, like all processes, has to have a definite beginning and an end, but what exactly are they and what falls in between? We have to call upon the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) to help us answer these questions... Continue Reading