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There will come a time when all legal professionals must talk with a boss or superior. Some will handle the moment beautifully, while others may stumble due to fears, nerves, lack of experience, or some other related issue. If you must speak with a boss, don't fret it. There are certain tips to follow to ensure you are professional, courteous and effective when doing so. These apply to all types of legal professionals - from attorneys to paralegals to administrators to legal support staff... Continue Reading
Life if full of hurdles and challenges. Legal recruitment and staffing are certainly not without them. The reality is that legal recruiters face several complications when it comes to staffing for projects. And, an inherent problem with this is that projects can get delayed or downright canceled because of the complications. What complications you may ask?.. Continue Reading
If your legal resume or cover letter includes the bullet point, "excellent team player," you might want to consider tweaking it. This is a general statement that may do little to convince a hiring manager that you're the right candidate for the job. The reality is that while general statements are easy to craft and include in a legal application, they often do not get you hired. This truth applies to all types of legal opportunities - from lawyer positions to paralegal openings to legal support staff member jobs... Continue Reading
As of last month, the national unemployment rate rose to 3.9 percent. Typically, a rise in unemployment doesn't really mean good things for the economy or jobs. However, we recently came across an interesting article that put forth sound logic as to why a spike in unemployment is a positive thing for persons looking for a new job. Let's succinctly break everything down for our legal professionals looking for their next big employment opportunity... Continue Reading
As we approach the New Year, LAW DAWGS wishes that you have a superb January, a dazzling February, a peaceful March, an anxiety free April, a sensational May, and joy that keeps going from June to November, and then round off with an upbeat December. As glasses are raised and fireworks explode into the sky, it's important to recognize the special symbolism this holiday brings with it... Continue Reading