Tag Archives: Job Search Strategies

Dade County Bar Association Bench & Bar Conference: Friday, February 20, 2015

The Dade County Bar Association will host 1,200 judges, attorneys, in-house counsel, business leaders, and elected politicians at the upcoming Bench & Bar Conference, on Friday, Feb. 20. This is the largest conference of a bar association in Florida for the year. The event will be held at the Hyatt Regency, in Downtown Miami. The […]

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New job titles reflect economic challenges, changing career expectations for lawyers

Reposted from ABAJournal (original article here) By G.M. Filisko Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe touted a new job title in 2011 with career associates—attorneys working at about half the salary of traditional associates and not on a partnership track. Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton followed in August with department attorneys. They work like associates but at reduced […]

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Seven Steps to a Successful Job Search

Reposted from Forbes.com (click for original article) Know Your Strengths (and Weaknesses) It is important to be honest with yourself about exactly what skills you possess. This is the time to take a long, hard look at your work history to determine what your experience really includes. If you do not have a long work […]

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Job Hunting While Waiting for Bar Results

Reposted from Bar Exam Toolbox (click for original article) It is a nasty job market out there, as we all well know. And it is likely that if you are waiting for your bar results, you are also in the process of looking for a job. What fun, right? So how do you go about […]

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Career Fair Do’s and Don’ts

Reposted with permission from studentbranding.com. Editor’s note:  The Public Interest Law Fair is coming soon and it is never too soon to explore. It’s that time of year– the college career fair circuit is in full effect. One of the goals of the Viacom College Relations team is to spread awareness about our internship program. […]

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Negotiating 101

Reposted from LearnVest.com When we think about improving our personal finances, the first solution that may come to mind is to shop less, go out less and otherwise deprive ourselves. Though cost-cutting has its virtues and its place, another surefire way to brighten your financial outlook is to just make more money, which could mean […]

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What’s the Best Way to Start an Effective Job Search?

Networking! The mere mention of the word strikes fear in the heart of even the most out-going law student. Personal contact is, however, the single most effective way to get a job. A high percentage of jobs are unadvertised, so networking is one of the best ways to find out about available positions. The skills […]

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