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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
The entire team at LAW DAWGS wishes our candidates and employers a joyous and peaceful holiday. During this time, we reflect upon the good things we have… like our partnership with you. We appreciate working with you and hope that the holidays and the coming year will bring you happiness and success. We would like to express our sincerest appreciation for the trust you have placed in us and best wishes for the holidays... Continue Reading
Many legal professionals are familiar with the idea of a law firm (including a firm's structure and operations). In contrast, many professionals are slightly perplexed when it comes to corporate legal departments. While many of these departments will differ (largely in size and complexity), there are still several commonalities among them. This means we can provide a few universal truths on corporate legal departments to help clear up any ambiguities that these entities cause... Continue Reading
If you've been fired from a past job, a dreaded interview question is: Why did you leave your last employer? Tell the truth, right? Lie at all costs? Leave the interview in tears? While these are all options, none of them probably represent the best decision. Below are a few tips when drafting an interview answer to a question about being fired. They hold true for all legal professionals - from attorneys to office managers to paralegals to legal administrators... Continue Reading