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Should you pull the plug when an employer blows off your job interview?
I’ve been searching for 6 months to hire a lawyer, but haven’t found anyone yet. Is this length of time normal in today’s market? What am I doing wrong?
Are you too picky?
My company execs don’t respect Legal. Some believe we are a ”bottleneck to getting deals done” and their critical comments have adversely impacted my team. How do I fix this?
How do I say no to a former colleague who has asked me to provide a LinkedIn recommendation for him?
The Power of “I Can’t”
Are companies now matching law firm associate and partner salaries in order to attract good candidates?
I’m thinking of moving from a ‘glamorous’ but low paying legal job to a less desirable one that better pays the bills. I’m worried about the optics, so what’s the best way to ‘own’ a job that I might not be proud of?
I’ve been a part-time lawyer for nine years, but just got laid off. I’m now applying for full-time jobs. What do I say to employer concerns about my commitment to more work hours?
I’m a commercial lawyer at a multi-billion dollar company. I want to gain corporate securities experience so I can compete for GC jobs. Should I go to a law firm or another company to do this? Does brand matter?
I received my LLM in Tax after practicing a few years in random practice areas. Many law and accounting firms have dinged me for not having enough tax experience. What do I do now?
How do I explain long unemployment gaps, weird job moves, short stints etc. on my resume without sounding bad?
My boss just announced there would be no promotions in the legal department for the foreseeable future. I love my job, but I want to advance. Should I stay or leave?
I received an offer and the hiring manager said it was a “final offer”. Do you think he is telling the truth – or should I propose a counteroffer? What should I do?
What is the best title for a diverse role that reports to the GC? (i.e. a role with a mix of data privacy, commercial, corporate, litigation etc.)
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