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2017-06-01

“V” is for “Video-Based” Training for Hirebacks

Are you worried about life after hireback? Does your job search give you anxiety? My new course is set to eliminate the clutter! Start with 3 FREE videos when you sign up for the newsletter. No obligations.
By Paulette Pommells
Tags: hireback, job search, interview, cover letter, résumé

2017-04-28

“U” is for Being “Unfazed” by the Post-Hireback Job-Search

Every year articling and Law Practice Program (LPP) students go into panic mode during hireback season. The transition from being a student to the practice of law can be overwhelming, particularly for those not hired back.
By Paulette Pommells
Tags: toronto lawyer, job-search, articling, hireback, young lawyer

2017-04-05

"T" is for "Time-Served": How Long To Commit Before Leaving a Job

Thinking of leaving your current job but don’t know if the timing is right? I often get asked “how long should I stay so it doesn’t look bad to a prospective employer?” The truth is there is no magic number!
By Paulette Pommells
Tags: career coaching, lawyers, job search


In truth, I borrowed your networking strategies and set up meetings with different lawyers, asking them the questions you sent me. I did not ask the lawyer who eventually offered me an articling position for a job, but he called me up at a later date and asked whether I had done my articling and he offered me the position…and to my surprise, it is also well-paid!!end-quote

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