All Blog Posts Tagged 'law' (16)

How to Build a Successful Career as an Attorney

Law school is long, it’s expensive, and it’s not easy. Before you decided to go into law, you knew this. You weighed the pros and cons, and you decided you wanted to build a career as an attorney, and that’s something you should be proud…


Added by Devin Caldwell on December 27, 2017 at 3:53pm — No Comments

It’s Illegal to Inquire About a Job Applicant’s Salary History

That’s right another joins in…the New York City Council has enacted legislation (effective in 180 days) prohibiting employers from inquiring about a job applicant’s “salary history.”   They are not the only ones.  There are several cities and states thinking about passing similar laws – some already have.  For example, Philadelphia passed…


Added by Eric Putkonen on April 11, 2017 at 9:07am — 3 Comments

USA immigration amnesty. New chances, opportunities, issues.

President Barack Obama’s immigration reform amnesty provides suspension of deportation to illegal immigrants brought to America in minors and parents of US citizens. In addition, they will be granted a work permit. Legalized in this way, the people will not be able to get US citizenship, but will not be afraid of deportation and will formally pay taxes. The immigration law is applied only to those immigrants who have lived in the country for at least five years.…


Added by Derek on January 30, 2015 at 7:00am — No Comments

You're Fired! 10 Things That'll Get You The Sack

When looking at, and indeed writing about career advice, it’s easy to focus on the positives; finding a job, getting a job, doing well in an interview and how to impress when you start.

However, it’s worth remembering that people can lose a job as quickly and easily as finding one, and companies don’t need much of an excuse to get rid of employees who aren’t living up to…


Added by Matt Crist on September 18, 2013 at 6:30am — 1 Comment


The president of our company and I were recently invited to attend a keynote given by one the 50 most influential people in business internationally and I could go on and on with all their credits  but will reframe. She was asked what bit of information she would pass on to someone just getting started. I could give you her answer but that was not the point of this post.

The more I thought about her speech the more I thought how there is really little difference in those at the top…


Added by Jeff Dahlberg on April 14, 2013 at 3:44am — No Comments

Bill Would Ban Discrimination Against Unemployed In Hiring

Sad but true, earlier this year the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission had to hold a public hearing because of a disturbing trend: several companies, nationwide, had been excluding unemployed applicants from hiring consideration. Their ads specifically stated that they would only consider employed job candidates, using phrases like “No unemployed candidates will be considered at all” and “Client will not consider/review anyone NOT currently employed, regardless of the reason.”



Added by Tim Giehll on July 25, 2011 at 10:52am — 8 Comments

Why HR Pros Should Pursue a MBA

Originally a guest post on

We all come from an interesting place

As a whole, those of us within the profession come from many backgrounds. From what I have read and the data I have seen, very few of us within Human Resources come from a background of finance, accounting, operations or business administration. While not a fairytale, it is rare to see. This is… Continue

Added by Benjamin McCall on June 15, 2010 at 12:37am — No Comments

The Secret Law of Business Attraction

I've come to the conclusion that most of life is just like dating--the job search, climbing the corporate ladder, or working as a consultant. Generally speaking in life everyone is out to make a connection, a sale, more money, or their soul mate. The law of attraction is widely accepted and thought of in a romantic context. And since most business relationships require a form of emotion, attraction,…


Added by Jessica Miller-Merrell on March 4, 2010 at 11:38am — No Comments

Is the Law Of Attraction (LOA) real? The answer is YES

There are no secrets, it is simple as Believing, Acting and Receiving.

Babies use it all the time, you used it all the time growing up, and now you think it will not work for you because you are an adult?

The Law of Attraction (LOA) has been around for eternity and will continue to be here until the end of all energy.

Whether you believe it or not, it’s working in your life right now.

Now, in it’s most simplest form, the LOA works like… Continue

Added by James Wall on February 18, 2009 at 2:35pm — 1 Comment

Three Decidedly Un-Christmaslike Observations

There are times in your life when you have a dawning of realization, a flash of insight - as though a veil of ignorance is parted and you see the naked truth for what it is. Sometimes these little nuggets of meaningfulness will impact you for the rest of your life. Other times, they are simple life truths that you will incorporate into your knowledge bank and draw on these items almost daily as you negotiate the twisty turny phenomenon that we call living. And then there are the moments of… Continue

Added by Nancy Ford on December 18, 2008 at 11:30am — No Comments

The 2008 OCI Season Is Here

For all of the law school recruiters, law firm recruiters and law students going through the hectic, stressful time of on-campus recruitment, please checkout the link below. It is a discussion between the Chair of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton's Recruiting Committee and two law students about the recruitment of the top law firms of the country's best law students. Enjoy.

The… Continue

Added by Keeley Mitchell-Wallace on August 27, 2008 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Dream Candidates Really Do Exist!!

As I was preparing for my upcoming week, I got an email that made my world. My very first dream candidate has materialized before my virtual eyes.

This candidate isn't a dream candidate because he attended a top 15 law school. He isn't a dream candidate because he graduated from this top law school with excellent grades. Nor is he a wonderful candidate because he went to work for one of the most prestigous law firms in New York. Although the credentials are enough to make most… Continue

Added by Keeley Mitchell-Wallace on August 24, 2008 at 11:01pm — 1 Comment

As Legal Recruiters, Do We Practice What We Preach?

I am going to state from the begining that this blog, or as they say in legal land, "blawg", will be more of a train of thought. My apologies from the start. I usually write my blogs in Word and then copy the blog to the posting site. However, this blog was screaming to get out. I think it has something to do with my new self reflection approach to life.

As a legal recruiter, I am sitting back and trying not to panic at the state of the legal market. The talk of major New York… Continue

Added by Keeley Mitchell-Wallace on August 20, 2008 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Recession Job Searches

There is an Allstate commercial that starts with Dennis Haysbert, who starred as President David Palmer on the critically acclaimed “24” and now heads up the cast of “The Unit”, saying “we may not be in a recession, but it sure feels like one.” Well, I would like to rephrase that quote to say, “we may not be in a recession, but the legal market is responding as though we are, and thus we must act accordingly.”

In the hallways of the top law firms, in the bar study courses across the… Continue

Added by Keeley Mitchell-Wallace on August 19, 2008 at 12:12am — 1 Comment

The Law of Attraction or Detraction - It's Your Choice

Just know what you’re choosing. When I first learned about the law of attraction, it was from my coach Jeanna Gabellini, and it was before The Secret came out. While I highly enjoyed the movie The Secret, it was only an introduction to the work of the law of attraction; and there is a lot more to it. In my conversations with recruiters, staffing people, men and women about the job and about life; it seems, at times as if people are confused about what the law is and how to make it really work… Continue

Added by Margaret Graziano on July 13, 2008 at 8:04pm — 3 Comments

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