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The Partners Post
January 06, 2016
One of the most common questions I get from new graduates – whether attorneys or paralegals – is how to find employment after graduation. Many of my candidates make the decision immediately following graduation to jump into contract work. For attorneys this usually means doing document review, and for paralegals this is generally a temporary … Read More ›
October 05, 2015
Having worked as a contract attorney and now a recruiter for contract attorneys, I feel that I have a pretty unique perspective on the topic. The most common question or concern I get from a lot of candidates is about the “stigma” of being a contract attorney. Is it Trick or Treat?
As a recruiter, I … Read More ›
August 10, 2015
With apologies to Ralph W. Emerson, one of my favorites of his quotes is, “that which we attempt to conceal becomes conspicuous by its absence.” Or something to that effect.
It’s the same with resumes.
Sure, there are things in our professional backgrounds which may not paint us in the most flattering light and which we therefore … Read More ›
March 06, 2015
I was honored to attend the State Bar of Georgia’s Young Lawyers Division (YLD) Signature Annual Fundraiser, “Stars and Stripes,” this past weekend. Officially in its ninth year, the Signature Fundraiser raises money and support for a nonprofit organization chosen by the YLD. This year’s proceeds from the event went to sponsor the Augusta Warrior … Read More ›
February 25, 2015
My partner Shannan Rahman of our Atlanta office was a panelist this week at a luncheon hosted by the Atlanta Legal Recruitment Association (ALRA). The luncheon was held at King & Spalding and focused on lateral hiring from the perspective of legal search firm consultants, career services professionals, and law firm recruiters. The ALRA … Read More ›