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Resumania™: And the Award for Worst Resume “Honors” Section Goes To …

All honors are not equal. For example, being named your company’s “Employee of the Year” will likely impress prospective employers; winning a neighborhood poker tournament probably won’t hold as much weight. Many applicants make the mistake of including so-called honors and accomplishments in their resumes that are dated or irrelevant to the job they’re seeking.

Your Legal Career Ladder: How to Grasp the Partner Rung

If you're an associate just starting out at a law firm or a law school graduate beginning to chart your legal career path, reaching the partner level someday may be at the front of your mind, even at this early juncture. 

Resumania™: Comparing Yourself to Cheese Won't Impress Employers

Authors often use analogies to paint more detailed pictures and deepen a reader’s understanding. By making comparisons between different people or objects, writers can spotlight similarities, adding both clarity and flavor to a piece of writing.