You have probably heard of “unlimited paid time off”, a recent emerging employment benefit offered by companies to promote better work-life balance, but is this benefit really as great as it appears on the surface?
If you’re feeling like a change, it’s a great time to explore your options, as mid-level associates are often in high demand. Before you start plugging “legal” into every job search engine you can find, here are some ways to make your search more efficient and more successful.
Do you ever find yourself running out of time to check for job postings at the end of a long day? Or promising to send your resume to a recruiter only to realize you are still working on it two weeks later? You are not alone! Read on for our advice on how to effectively balance an active job search while also managing a busy legal practice.
The move towards video interviews has created a new challenge for candidates: how do you go about assessing a company’s culture in a remote interview? In the absence of contextual clues you might have previously relied on to gauge company culture, it is important to consider and prepare questions in order to gather the information you need to make an informed decision.
Your virtual brand is a key part of your efforts in attracting new clients or as part of your job search efforts. Read on for tips on keeping your online profile polished and up to date.
Have you found yourself thinking about your career direction and what the future might hold? Instead of letting these thoughts wander in and out of your mind, why not seize the opportunity to turn these musings into actionable goals? At a time when many of us feel we have lost control over aspects of our life, this is a great way to refocus on what you want and what you can do to get there.
Job searching in the legal world is hard. Before you start spending late nights reading career postings, ask yourself, should I call a recruiter?
There are many reasons why a hiring process can stretch out and if you are really interested in the position, you need to take what steps you can to stay in the hunt.
The most repeated piece of advice during the session was to stay in touch with your network and leverage those connections as much as possible by letting them know what type of position you are looking for and where you have applied.
Just like any healthy relationship, the recruiter-candidate relationship needs to be built on a foundation of trust, honesty and transparency. Ultimately your goal is to end up in a job you love and we can only help you achieve that goal if you are open and frank about your long-term objectives.