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Read our blog posts for advice on legal recruitment and management, as well as insights into legal careers, salaries and job trends.

Resumania™: Yep, Resume Typos Can Still Hurt You

Sure, we now live and work in an era of typo-ridden texts and tweets, but that’s no excuse to submit a sloppy resume. In fact, being careless with your application materials can still prove costly. While employers are a bit more lenient than they were five years ago, 63 percent of senior managers said just one or two resume mistakes would eliminate an applicant from consideration for a job, according to a new survey by our company.

WorkVine: What the X-Men Can Teach Us About Teamwork

If the X-Men’s greatest achievement is keeping the peace between human beings and mutants, what they teach us about teamwork runs a close second.

As a whole, the X-Men may seem like a motley crew, but they actually represent a model of team diversity. After all, a team works best not only when its members are different, but also when they’re compatible, complementary and cooperative.

Alternative Legal Careers Expand Your Opportunities

Although we're seeing a slight increase in the number of first-year and junior-level associates being hired by law firms, it remains a conservative job market for many recent law school graduates. Law degrees can apply to a broad range of career options, however. Here are a few alternative legal careers that are available:

Dialing In: Phone Interview Tips for Making the Right Impression

Phone interviews are common for first-round screening of job candidates. They allow an employer to quickly get a feel for who you are and how you communicate.

Since a phone call will likely be your first chance to make a killer impression, you have to take it seriously and do the prep work. Here’s how:

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