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Looking for a new job can be downright brutal at times. The process is time-consuming, stressful, and it often does not generate the leads a legal professional may want. If you're striking out as of late in the job search department, make sure you're not committing one of the mistakes below. Avoiding these will undoubtedly help when the going gets tough. This is true for every type of legal professional - from lawyers to paralegals to legal support personnel to legal administrators... Continue Reading
Steve Young is a retired football quarterback that will likely be voted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. He started his career with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 1985. He was later traded to the San Francisco 49ers in 1987. He retired from football in 1999. In 1994, Young graduated from BYU's J. Reuben Clark Law School with a Juris Doctor degree... Continue Reading
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