A happy and fulfilling law career is within reach for most every legal professional. It’s just a matter of tailoring your approach and attitude for the work at hand. Here are five habits to develop to keep your zest for your career high:
While too much job-hopping can look bad on a resume, sometimes leaving a position for something new and different is just what you need to recharge your career. If you’re feeling uncertain about whether you should stay with your current employer or move on, here are four signs it may be time to start looking for a new legal job.
Getting the best results when posting a law resume on LinkedIn or Simply Hired, or when applying for legal jobs at large firms or corporations, requires following specific practices that often aren't intuitive and that even top candidates can have a hard time grasping.Here are three techniques to help you get more resume views via job boards, on LinkedIn, and at larger law firms or companies that capture resumes in applicant tracking systems (ATS).
Electronic discovery, or eDiscovery, is continually evolving, and it is critical for corporate counsel to stay abreast of current trends. If you’re an in-house attorney, you know firsthand that there’s a lot to keep track of when it comes to eDiscovery. As you craft policies, practices and protocols to help your company plan for possible litigation and eDiscovery requests, here are a few recent case law trends to keep in mind.
In today’s legal world, clients have more options for counsel, and firms run a greater risk of losing business to competitors. As a result, law practices are taking steps to meet increased client demands, according to the Robert Half Legal 2015 Salary Guide. As an employer in the legal field, this means you need to lay out your needs clearly in any associate or paralegal job description. You should also thoroughly analyze your candidates to ensure they can thrive in a client-focused office. Here are four tactics you can use to find top paralegal or attorney candidates in today’s legal job market who will be a good match for your firm.