Lawyers often ask how long their legal resumes should be. Many attorneys insist resumes can only be one page; others equally insist a lawyer's resume cannot be longer than two pages. My answer – based on years working with general counsel, legal search consultants, and others on the legal hiring-side – remains simple: your resume Read more
The sudden collapse of megafirm Dewey through hundreds out of lawyers out of work. Think it couldn't happen again? Greenberg Traurig CEO Richard Rosenbaum says other top law firms were engaged in some of the same management practices that contributed to Dewey's destruction. "It was the entire business model that was the problem," he says Read more
It’s very tempting for job seekers to want to give their GPAs a little bump up. Isn’t it more appealing to say that you had a 3.5 GPA when really it was a 3.47? That’s just rounding up, right? But they aren’t harmless sales-pitches. They’re lies.
One of the simplest and most important tactics you can implement in your job search and career development is to be ready. Invest the time to create a thorough long-form resume, as well as a short-form version.