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2nd Week of Work: 4 ways to sync with support staff

If this is your first grown-up job, almost every support staff person knows more than you. You may know more about some abstract points of law, but they know: Where the courthouses are and how to submit documents on time … Continue reading

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Best tips for recruiting recommenders

Writing letters of recommendation is either a joy or a chore. If you lay the right groundwork, recommending you can be a pleasure. Follow the Best Tips for finding recommenders to make this process work for both of you. Do … Continue reading

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Hire the Right Law Clerk: 4 steps (from lawyerist)

If you work in a large law firm with recruiting infrastructure, two assumptions driving the recruiting process are that students know who you are (large firm) and why they want to work for you (training and money? money and training?). … Continue reading

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Your best consultants are on your staff

Unless your organization is a start-up, you have processes that can be streamlined, improved or eliminated. It is time to enlist your best consultants: your staff. Employees know how to do their jobs Every employee has opinions about how his … Continue reading

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The Five Stages of Relationships with Support Staff

The Five Stages of Relationships with Support Staff will make or break your career. Lucky professionals work with talented staff who generously share their technical skills and institutional memories. Rudeness and lack of respect for staff can spell DOOM. Stage … Continue reading

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