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The article below has been republished in full courtesy of Law360, written by Matthew Bultman.
It takes a healthy ego to keep up in the competitive, high-stakes legal world, but left unchecked, it can grow into the monster that destroys an attorney’s career. Whether you’re making business...
We all want to be great, however not everyone is. So how can we achieve greatness? According to the Huffington Post , here are 10 mental paths to greatness.
1. The Power of Possibility
Ask yourself questions such as:
What's possible for you?
How fast do you think you can run?
We have all have experienced a “horror story” situation while interviewing for a potential job, and in the spirit of Halloween, I asked the LexTalk community to share their interview horror stories – either as the interviewee or the hiring manager. We received an outpouring of comments...
“Tell me a little bit about yourself…”
This “dreaded question” always reminds me of my most infamous, worst interview ever experienced during the late 1990's, where resumes were hard copies, potentially scented (kudos to the movie Legally Blonde), and were sent to...
Seeking out job leads in-person is “so-yesterday.” In a society engulfed by technology, the main tool when job searching is the internet, more specifically LinkedIn. Have an appealing, yet accurate, profile is key to landing a job. If you want improve your profile, check out these 5 changes...
When making a resume many of us were told to be truthful, but make it standout . One way to make it stand out is by the choice of words you use. So how do you know if the word you chose is good or not?
CareerBuilder conducted a survey which asked hiring managers which commonly-used terms were good...
We all aspire to be great employee for our employer. This can be done not only with hard work by the new hire, but thanks to a responsible mentor- you. Thanks to Undercover Recruiter , here are 9 tips to turn your new hire into a great employee:
1. Prepare For The First Day
Be prepared and organized...
Whenever you sign onto an internship you may be bombarded by many different thoughts.
What will my commute look like?
What is my new schedule going to look like?
What will be my daily tasks?
The most important question that will eventually cross your mind is probably “Is there an employment...
As with anything else, the structure of one’s resume has changed with the times. How do you know if your resume fits under the “modern” resume? Check out these 6 tips thanks to Glassdoor :
1. Use keywords Many companies use applicant tracking systems when screening candidates. The...
We all have dreamed that we were a millionaire, but for some of us dreaming about was just not good enough. For those of you who want to reach that dream, Entrepreneur has 7 steps to getting there.
1. Decide to Be A Multimillionaire
The first thing you have to do is decide you want to be a self-made...
We all make snap judgments and we make them real quick too.
So how do we make a good impression, an impression that says “ I am successful ”?
According Business Insider , give us three tips of how to convince someone you are successful. They received help thanks to insight from Sylvia...
Whether you graduate at the top of your class or the bottom, everyone has the potential to be a GREAT attorney.
Passing the Bar alone does not a “good” lawyer make. It is a necessary requirement but by no means the only—much less infallible—gauge of how one can use one’s...
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Are you currently scouring the job market? You probably have some sort of checklist of requirements you are looking for in your next job. More than likely one of those is the location of the job. In an article by Fast Company , Glassdoor released its’ results...
Ever read a document full or workplace jargon or buzzwords and felt lost? If so, do not worry as you are probably not the only one who has felt his way. Instead of just sitting there at your computer trying to read around the jargon, try learning what it means because according to Fast Company , it could...
The once snow –covered ground now lays bare. All the snow has evaporated as spring has finally sprung. Birds chirping act as our final reminder that winter is in the rearview mirror. However, with the arrival of spring comes with it spring-cleaning. Sounds fun, right? Despite the mass amounts of...
“I wake up every day, right here in Punxsutawney, and it’s always February second, and there’s nothing I can do about it.”
That’s Phil Connors explaining his rather odd predicament in the movie Groundhog Day where he is stuck repeating the same monotonous day over and...
Are you just beginning a new job and not sure how to make an impression, to get noticed at work (for a good reason)? Well Levo is going to help you out with their list 5 ways for you to get noticed at work:
1. Produce quality work When working in larger organizations, the quality of work you produce...
Whether your New Year’s resolution is to improve your career or change jobs altogether, these tips are sure to help. Below, in no particular order, are the top 10 most-read articles of 2014. Jump-start your career in 2015 by checking out our most popular articles of the year.
6 preventative steps...
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Tell me if this sounds familiar. Last week, shortly before or after ringing in the new year, someone asked you, “So, what are your New Year’s resolutions?” That’s how it happened for most folks. And most folks hurriedly, and...
As we all rang in the New Year, our resolutions officially were put in motion. One resolution many may have include jobs, whether getting one or finding a new one that makes them happier. Job searching can be hard,so here are 6 “resolutions” that will land you a job in 2015 according to Yahoo...
The mind and the behind the scenes actions that go into mundane actions can be very intriguing. Ask yourself this:
If you are constantly told you’re a genius, how would it affect your work ethic?
Carol S. Dweck, a professor at Stanford University and leading expert in motivation, studies the...
Life is full of rejection. Fact. There are no ifs ands or buts about it. Randy Pausch once said
“We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the game.”
There is a solid point in that; it’s not your current situation you may be in that’s most important, but how...
Office holiday parties can be minefields. This year, more than 71% of employers are planning a holiday celebration for their employees in December. Any gathering that mixes free alcohol with people at all points on the organizational chart is inherently fraught with potential for career-limiting moves...
What means more to your job performance: the ability to empathize with others or the ability to solve problems on your feet? A debate came up between ‘World Economic Forum’ writer Adam Grant and an unnamed CEO on which meant more to one’s job performance: Emotional Intelligence or Cognitive...
First impressions have gone digital. People are learning about you online before they ever shake your hand. The second they know they are going to meet you or have a call with you, they’re going to type your name into Google. This makes your virtual brand more important than ever . And it means...