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Federal Law Clerkship Hiring

March 5, 2018

Law school deans have spoken, and it’s paid off!  In February 2018 a group of federal judges agreed to a plan that pushes law clerk hiring to after law students’ second year in school.

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Big Law Insights

March 1, 2018

Our colleagues at The American Lawyer report that entry-level recruitment efforts across law firms remain steady and robust .  Big Law recruiting volume and practices are now on par with pre-recession levels, according to the data collected by the National Association for Law Placement.

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2018 LAWYER LIFE STRATEGY GUIDE

December 18, 2017

The following guest post is written by Joseph E. Ankus of Ankus Consulting, and does not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of Lawjobs.com and ALM Media.  Visit Lawjobs.com to start your job search.

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From Law Firm To In-House Counsel: The Right Move?

November 14, 2017

The following guest post is written by Joseph E. Ankus of Ankus Consulting, and does not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of Lawjobs.com and ALM Media.  To view the latest in-house roles on Lawjobs.com, click here.

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September 20, 2016

Getting let go or fired can be stressful, and if you’re like most people in the legal industry, you may feel uncertain about what options are available to you and what next steps to take. Here are some basic job search tips that everyone can use when they have lost their jobs.

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August 24, 2016

Most law school graduates become first-year associates, but few will rise through the ranks to become partners in established law firms. If this is your goal, you need to appreciate that your legal career begins the moment you accept a first-year associate position and your success requires a plan to stand out from the crowd.

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June 8, 2016

It is no secret that technology has slowly infiltrated its way into the legal industry. From social media to online legal search engines, technology has helped to modernize the legal landscape, making it more accessible to all legal professionals. As technology continues to change the legal industry, many professionals are left wondering how they can benefit.

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May 12, 2016

Career changes and job changes are a constant for the typical American worker,and the constant state of flux in the legal industry only reinforces this general principle. Turnover in the legal industry costsroughly $9.1 billion annually. Much of this turnover is due to lawyers who seek a legal career change or lawyers who left law and aim to re-enter the industry.

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May 6, 2016

Hiring the best legal talent can be challenging. Candidates may seem great on paper but are not the right fit for your culture. Others could be perfect for your practice but they dont even know you have an opening. Utilizing omnichannel legal recruitment practices can help you with both of these issues.

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March 8, 2016

Law Firm culture can impact more than just day to day happiness. Culture reflects the firms management and relationship style at the top, and can be an indicator of a long term success. In the past, company culture lacked the significance it has in todays legal industry. With more competition and opportunities for lawyers to change firms or start their own, culture can make or break a firms chance at survival.

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