A few of my clients have recently turned down job offers. “Why would they do that?” you may be thinking…

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In last month’s blog, I talked about how law school doesn’t prepare us to find a job. It prepares us to be lawyers. The only thing missing after being called to the Bar is the opportunity to put those newly minted skills to work!

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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.

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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?”

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Law school doesn’t require you to know what kind of law you want to practice before enrolling. For many who go to law school, the opportunity to study various fields of law and then select a focus is the ideal route.

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As I was preparing to write this month’s post, I had already honed in on the topic of resilience, but what I didn’t expect was to stumble upon the following quote as I was listening to Highway 61

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As 2016 comes to a close, I am goal-planning for 2017. The one area that I’ll be focusing on is service design.

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If you’ve taken my free assessment on how to figure out if a change of work environment or practice area is what you need, then you might be ready to conduct a confidential job search.

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It’s that time of year again…when law firms prepare to let associates know that the good things they’ve been doing have been noticed, and on the flip side, what needs to be tweaked.

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Job interviews aren’t meant to be an interrogation — they are supposed to be a dialogue. Law students should understand that on-campus-interviews (OCIs), and interviews in general...

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