Law School for Mature Students
Do any of the following scenarios sound familiar? You have been working for years in a high-level career that is not taking you where you want to go...or you have been slaving away working on your Ph.D. and are facing many more years of fairly thankless work in other peoples' labs at student wages before you see any chance for autonomy or recognition...or you have one of those degrees (such as a degree in electrical engineering, computer science, or physics) you have heard all the intellectual property law firms are seeking. If you are a sophisticated, bright individual who has done a little poking around, you may have come to the conclusion that obtaining your law degree will be the solution to all your problems-your ticket to nirvana, the inside track to wealth and prestige! And it might even lead to interesting work. MORE
The Story Doesn't End There
Once upon a time a tortoise and a hare had an argument about who was faster. They decided to settle the argument with a race. They agreed on a route and started off the race. The hare shot ahead and ran briskly for some time. Then seeing that he was far ahead of the tortoise, he thought he'd sit under a tree for some time and relax before continuing the race. He sat under the tree and soon fell asleep. The tortoise plodding on overtook him and soon finished the race, emerging as the undisputed champ. The hare woke up and realized that he'd lost the race. MORE
Working With Recruiters - What To Expect And What You Need To Know BEFORE YOU BEGIN YOUR JOB SEARCH, be sure that your resume is updated and professional. For tips on writing the perfect legal resume, refer to The Attorney Resume Guide to the Perfect Legal Resume. Once you have your resume ready, you have several options. One option preferred by many attorneys, but not possible for every attorney, is that of working with a recruiter. MORE
After reading the title of this article, you may be asking yourself, ''What exactly is a behavioral interview?'' A behavioral interview is one aimed at evaluating an applicant's past behavior in previous employment situations. The theory is that past performance is the most accurate predictor of future performance. MORE
The Interviewing Process: A Survival Guide for Recent Law School Graduates
Graduating from law school is certainly a job in itself. Now it's time to take the next step: landing that dream position! The interviewing process can be an extremely daunting task; while being able to sell yourself to a particular firm is, of course, the primary goal, there is a plethora of guidelines every recent law school graduate should follow. MORE
How to Conduct a Job Search When Relocating
In today's workforce, individuals are constantly switching employers for both personal and professional reasons. For example, what's one to do when an opportunity that matches so perfectly with his or her resume is a thousand miles away? What's the solution when one's fiance finally lands that government dream job, but it's in Arlington, Virginia? MORE
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