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    The Most Important Advice You Will Ever Receive

    By Aug 20,2014

    I’ve been using the same driver to take me to and from the airport for years. The last time, the car he picked me up in was not as clean as it normally was. He also usually had a few chilled bottles of water waiting for me (and a Diet Coke). This time, there was nothing. The driver seemed a little agitated and wanted to talk about Uber: “Have you heard of Uber?” he asked me. I told him I had and had found it to be a useful service. Virtually

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  • Job Market 4 Comments 

    Socrates and Your Job Search

    By Aug 18,2014

    Several years ago, we were launching a newsletter for law schools. One of our employees, who was working on the project, decided that the title of the newsletter should be, “The Signal.” He was very enthusiastic about this particular title. In fact, I had never seen him so enthusiastic about anything. The problem with this name was that the domain name for it had been taken long ago and I seem to remember that the person who owned the domain name had no interest in selling it. Without a domain name, it did not seem like it made sense...

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  • Goal Setting 7 Comments 

    Setting Goals is Their Attainment

    By Aug 14,2014

    Every year in January, I do all sorts of goal setting. I set goals for what I’m going to do over the next year. I do this in a lot of ways, but sometimes I dig out old tapes and CD programs I’ve accumulated throughout the years and listen to them to get fired up. I’ve been setting goals since the first of January and it’s unlikely I’ll be done before the end of January. These goals are just covering the year 2010. I figure I’m going to spend at least 10% of 2010 setting goals. The thing about in-depth goal setting...

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  • Finding a Job 4 Comments 

    Socrates and Your Job Search

    By Aug 18,2014

    Several years ago, we were launching a newsletter for law schools. One of our employees, who was working on the project, decided that the title of the newsletter should be, “The Signal.” He was very enthusiastic about this particular title. In fact, I had never seen him so enthusiastic about anything. The problem with this name was that the domain name for it had been taken long ago and I seem to remember that the person who owned the domain name had no interest in selling it. Without a domain name, it did not seem like it made sense...

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  • How to Succeed 1 Comment 

    The Most Important Advice You Will Ever Receive

    By Aug 20,2014

    I’ve been using the same driver to take me to and from the airport for years. The last time, the car he picked me up in was not as clean as it normally was. He also usually had a few chilled bottles of water waiting for me (and a Diet Coke). This time, there was nothing. The driver seemed a little agitated and wanted to talk about Uber: “Have you heard of Uber?” he asked me. I told him I had and had found it to be a useful service. Virtually

     continue reading >>

Job Market 4 Comments 

Socrates and Your Job Search

By Aug 18,2014

Several years ago, we were launching a newsletter for law schools. One of our employees, who was working on the project, decided that the title of the newsletter should be, “The Signal.” He was very enthusiastic about this particular title....

continue reading >>

Goal Setting 7 Comments 

Setting Goals is Their Attainment

By Aug 14,2014

Every year in January, I do all sorts of goal setting. I set goals for what I’m going to do over the next year. I do this in a lot of ways, but sometimes I dig out old tapes and CD programs I’ve accumulated throughout the years and listen...

continue reading >>

Staying Positive 1 Comment 

The Fear of Rejection and Your Career

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In the legal recruiting realm, a recruiter typically needs to introduce a candidate to more than one law firm in order to get the candidate an interview. You could have a candidate at the top of their class from Harvard Law School practicing at one of...

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