Take Control of Your Search – Engage a Legal Career Coach

By Amy Goldstein of Grayson Allen, Guest Contributor

You’ve decided it is time to explore the market and look for new opportunities. As part of this process, you should reach out to the recruiters you have worked with in the past to see whether they are aware of any open positions for which you might be a good candidate and to ensure you are on their radar as positions open in the future. At the same time, you must recognize that more and more companies are filling positions directly through networking and online postings. Therefore, it is imperative that you be more proactive about your search. One important step you can take is to engage an experienced career coach who understands the market for attorneys and who can help you analyze the available opportunities and develop strategies for your job search. (more…)

How To Answer The Greatest Weakness Question

The dreaded greatest weakness question at interviews – Liz Ryan, CEO/founder of Human Workplace, gives a spin on a potential way to respond: “The interview question “What’s your greatest weakness?” is one of most pointless and offensive questions…