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The Monthly Employment Situation Summary, released this morning by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, reported 315,000 added jobs in August, down significantly from July’s 528,000 added jobs. Unemployment rose to 3.7 %. It appears that the labor ...
Let’s take a step back from career moves and just look at the two main sectors of the legal field: firms and legal departments. We’ll dive into how law firms function differently from legal departments and the key factors and culture of each. Law firms are comprehensive, functioning bodies, where each practice group serves as a department an ...
In an unexpected turn of events and amidst surging inflation and anxiety, the labor market added 528,000 jobs last month according to the monthly Employment Situation Summary released this morning by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. That’s the ...
The economy may be headed for a long-expected downturn. According to the monthly Employment Situation Summary released this morning by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 390,000 jobs added in May. The labor market is still gaining, but at a lower rate than the reported 428,000 jobs added in April. The report outlines a slight decline from l ...
Whether you’re being screened by a recruiter or in a second-round interview for your dream job, here are a few do and don’ts to help you prepare and avoid a faux pas. Do come early. Whether it is an in-person or virtual meeting, you never want to keep interviewer waiting. If it is a virtual interview, make sure that your tec ...
The upward trend continues as April shows strong job gains. Despite inflation’s continued rise, it has not yet caught up with the labor market. The Bureau of Labor Statistics released the monthly Employment Situation Summary this past Friday, which revealed a mixed bag of news. In April, 428,000 jobs were added while unemployment remained at t ...
The Lateral Partner Questionnaire, LPQ for short, seems to be the most dreaded part of the hiring process for partners. No one wants to fill it out, almost every candidate pushes back on the request, and the turnaround time for completion is astonishing. It begs the simple question: Why? The LPQ is a standard part of lateral partner hiring. It i ...
Finding your way after law school can be daunting. Here are 6 things to help you navigate the legal industry after graduation! You might not get the practice area you want. Some young professionals have a clear picture of what type of law they want to practice, while others struggle to find the right fit. In either case, it is importan ...
Hiring new employees has never been harder, whether a company is replacing talent it lost, or trying to expand. An average of 4 million workers quit per month in 2021, according to a recent report by CBRE Group Inc., which is 18% above the monthly average from 2018 to 2019. Most of these people aren't leaving the workforce. Instead they are see ...
1. Proofread While you work through the drafting phase of your resume you should always be proofreading. Your resume is the first impression an employer gets, so make it count. It’s a great idea to have a family member or friend look over your final draft. This will give you an outside perspective and fresh ideas. Tired eyes oft ...
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