The Partners Post

The Partners Post

Legal placement industry news and opinion from The Partners Group team.

 

The Partners Post

New Year, New You!

Every New Year’s Eve, many of us make a long list of resolutions that we fervently intend to keep. As the ball drops on to the frigid crowds at Times Square and we all celebrate the New Year – we convince ourselves that this is the year we will stick to our resolutions of eating … Read More ›

Now What? Tips for Finding Employment After Graduation

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 ›

Trick or Treat: Why Be a Contract Attorney?

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 ›

That Which We Conceal…

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 ›

TPG Sponsors YLD Signature Fundraiser

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 ›