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What is the background and seniority of a private company GC? I’m the Director of Legal Affairs at a start-up (only lawyer) and I’d like to be promoted to GC. What factors will determine my success?
I’m a law firm associate and want to relocate to California for an in house position. What is the best strategy to do this?
How do I inquire about work-life balance in an interview without giving off a negative impression?
What is market compensation for a Director of Legal Affairs (a company’s first lawyer) at a private technology company?
My company just hired a new GC. What can I do to make sure that I get off to a good start with my new boss?
I can’t leave my current job right now for personal reasons. What do I say to recruiters when they call about new opportunities? I don’t want waste anyone’s time.
I’m a 6th year law firm associate and am looking for a new job. My law school grades are awful and the firms to which I’m applying are requesting my transcript. Is there anyway around this hurdle?
I refused to report to someone with whom I did not feel comfortable. As a result, my employer opted to put me on a performance plan. Instead, I resigned with a severance, but am devastated. How do I address the circumstances of my departure in an interview?
I left a lucrative contract job for a low paying full-time position with good health insurance in order to cover a needed surgery. I’m on the market again, and have omitted my salary on job applications because I’m embarrassed by it. I think it’s cost me interviews so how do I get around this?
I’m a GC and have been asked to assume the CFO role as well. Should I push to have “CFO” in my title? Will it make me a more competitive candidate for my next GC job?
I received a great offer from a boring and moderately successful company. Will joining this type of company hurt my career?
I’ve been in my job a long time and am in a rut. I need a change, but don’t know where to start. What should I do first?
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How much experience is “too much” experience? I’m a 10th year, so is it worth applying for positions requiring 5-7 years of experience, or should I assume I’m overqualified?
I was a finalist for a job at my dream company – and really want to work there someday. How do I preserve my relationship with the hiring manager without looking like a stalker?
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