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For a long time, women have been under-valued and under-utilized in the workplace, especially in law firms, and even more especially in the higher ranks of those law firms. However, while this lack of representation isn’t going to correct itself overnight, it seems that the legal job market is slowly making its way toward gender equality.
The plan shared by so many law students seemed straight-forward enough: take out student loans, graduate from law school, get a high-paying job at a good law firm, and start chipping away at the debt. Unfortunately, as many recent graduates are learning, that plan is becoming more and more difficult to execute, as the…
If you’re one of the thousands of Americans searching for a job right now, then you definitely understand the meaning of the word frustration. Looking for a job is no easy task, but with the right outlook and some helpful tips, the process can be made less difficult.
Twitter is an amazing resource for businesses. It’s a free marketing, pr and advertising tool. What surprises us, is that more people aren’t using it as a tool to find a job.
When a potential employer considers hiring you, or even just interviewing you, you can bet your first- born the first thing they’re going to do is Google your name. What kind of results are going to be returned when they Google your name? Since Twitter is now indexed in search engine results, employers and recruiters can easily find you.
Unemployment rates are at an all time high. People across the US are in dire straits. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate is at 9.5% for June 2010. Everyone from Colleges and Universities to movie studios to law firms have turned to the salary line to effect the needed cost reductions.
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