Monthly Archives: August 2014

Lawyers, math, and the business of law

As a headhunter and career counselor for lawyers for more than a quarter of a century, I am always surprised to hear law students’ and lawyers’ disregard for math and the business of law. Ignore the business side at your peril. … Continue reading

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How NOT to ask for a drink at a party

Career services professionals generally agree that the most embarrassing stories from the worlds of recruiting and work revolve around alcohol. One way to avoid becoming a Famous Career Adviser Story comes from the Always Correct Culture and Manners Institute‘s Etiquette Tip of the … Continue reading

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First Year Orientation: good, bad or horrid

First year orientation: when it’s good, it’s very very good, and when it’s bad, it’s horrid First year orientation planners. First year orientation is planned by people who want you to have a good time and to learn a lot … Continue reading

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