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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 ›

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 ›

Back to the Basics: Interviewing 101

I am frequently surprised at how many candidates are ill prepared for their interviews. I have heard it all – from an attorney interviewing in a pink suit and hot pink nails (true story), to candidates failing to ask any questions during the interview, or even candidates forgetting to conduct their due diligence on their … Read More ›