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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.

How I Chose One Job Offer Over Another

After I graduated from college, I found myself in an enviable situation: two great job offers on the table. But as excited as I was, this was one of the hardest decisions I’ve had to face.

Mind the Gap: 3 Tips for Handling Unemployment on Your Legal Resume

Q: I’m applying for a new position and worried about a gap between jobs in my legal resume. I’m afraid potential employers won’t give me a second look because I’ve not held a legal position in many months. What can I do to improve my chances of landing a job?

A: While your skills and experience aren’t rendered null and void simply because you had a period of voluntary or involuntary unemployment, gaps in work history can negatively affect your chances of getting hired. But don’t worry too much: You can successfully handle a break in your legal resume. Here’s how:

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