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Many of us know that we have to shape a cover letter to fit the specific duties of a job. But a secret that many forget, or ignore, is that the same holds true for a legal professional's resume. A resume cannot be generalized in nature. Rather, a job seeker must tailor it to the specific opportunity he/she is applying for... 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
Everyone at LAW DAWGS wishes you a very happy and peaceful Thanksgiving. This goes out to both our talented pool of candidates and our loyal employers. We are sincerely thankful to both of you... Continue Reading
Many legal professionals automatically assume that the benefits to working in a large law firm are greater than the benefits to a small firm. Attorneys, paralegals, administrators, and legal support staff may choose the former option in the hopes of gaining a higher salary and a more structured work environment. Granted, a large law firm might provide a great pay-check and plenty of structure, but life in a small firm isn't all that bad... Continue Reading
This article applies to all types of legal professionals and candidates - from attorneys and paralegals to legal administrators and support staff. We should all be interested in constantly perfecting our legal resumes. This is because the document is one of the most critical tools for landing new jobs and exploring new opportunities. In the quest for perfection, we must all know that there are certain things that candidates can never ever have on their resumes... Continue Reading