law jobs

law jobs

Seven Reasons People Never Have the Successful Careers They Are Capable of

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
Loading...

A lawyer told me last night that most of the other attorneys she knows are looking to do something other than practice law. Lawyers are one of the most fascinating breeds of people I know. The ones who go to the top law schools and start in jobs with...

continue reading >>

Filed under Featured, How to Succeed 6 Comments  

Managers, Idea People, and Workers

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
Loading...

I love watching Westerns. What fascinates me about them is that what typically occurs in these movies occurs in any organization–and the success of this process is what determines the success or failure of the organization. In most Westerns, the...

continue reading >>

Filed under Featured, Getting Ahead, How to Succeed 4 Comments  

Don’t Be Persuaded by Others Who Tell You How to Do Your Job Search

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
Loading...

Several years ago, I was sitting at my desk when my secretary ran into my office. She told me the career services dean of a major American law school was on the telephone, demanding to speak with me, and that she was extremely angry. I took the call...

continue reading >>

Filed under Featured, Finding a Job, The Role of Jobs in Today’s World 2 Comments  

It Is Better to Be Known for Something than Nothing at All

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (2 votes, average: 2.50 out of 5)
Loading...

When I was 20 years old, running an asphalt business in Detroit, I purchased a fax machine and a couple of business phone numbers, as well as some lists of companies and businesses I thought would have big asphalt parking lots I could work on that I got...

continue reading >>

Filed under Advancement, Featured 1 Comment  

Bears, Foster Homes, Resourcefulness, Love, and Endless Opportunity

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

When I was around 12 years old, my mother decided to take my 5-year-old sister and me on a trip from Detroit to northern Michigan. There was not a lot of planning involved, and all we knew was that we were going to be gone for two weeks. There was no...

continue reading >>

Filed under Featured, Life Lessons 2 Comments  

Are You More Interested in the Intangible or the Tangible?

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
Loading...

Several years ago, I started a business called Law Firm Staff, which is a staffing business for attorneys, paralegals, and so forth. Because it was a relatively new business and I had hired a manager, I felt that it was extremely important that the business...

continue reading >>

Filed under Featured, Getting Ahead, How to Succeed 9 Comments  

The Importance of Encouragement

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
Loading...

If you look at most successful people, somewhere in their background there is someone cheering for them and believing in what they can accomplish. It could be a significant other, a friend, or a family member. When people are encouraged by others, it...

continue reading >>

Filed under Featured, Getting Ahead, How to Succeed 2 Comments  

Character-Building Thought Power

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
Loading...

In his book, Character-Building Thought Power, Ralph Waldo Trine draws a clear distinction between good and bad habits. In the process he raises questions as to whether we have control over habit forming and character building, or is it just a matter...

continue reading >>

Filed under Featured, Self Improvement Books 9 Comments  

Create a Sense of Urgency

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (2 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)
Loading...

When I first started selling asphalt repair services door-to-door, I heard one response an awful lot: “Let me think about it!” In fact, I heard this so often it became tiresome after a while. I could speak with 100 people in an evening and...

continue reading >>

Filed under Featured, Getting Ahead, How to Succeed Leave a Comment  

Understand the Nature of People, Jobs and the Environments You Commit To

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
Loading...

Several years ago a long-term relationship I was in ended and I felt absolutely terrible: the person I was with could not stop fraternizing with other men. At least a few times a week, she would be out with a different man and say it was related to work....

continue reading >>

Filed under Featured, Getting Ahead, Life Lessons 1 Comment  

  showing 1-10 of 22   NEXT »

BCG FEATURED JOB

Litigation Attorney with 2-5 years of employment tort experience

USA-LA-New Orleans

New Orleans office of our client seeks litigation attorney with 2-5 years of exp...

Apply Now

Commercial Litigation Attorney with 10+ years of real estate experience

USA-NY-New York City

New York City office of our client seeks general commercial and real estate liti...

Apply Now

Attorney with 2-5 years of litigation experience

USA-CA-San Diego

San Diego office of our client seeks attorney with 2-5 years of litigation exper...

Apply Now

TOP LEGAL JOB

  • SEARCH LEGAL JOBS

RELEVANT JOBS

Certified Civil Trial Attorney

USA-NJ-Toms River

Career opportunity to join a dynamic team of attorneys with a long-standing reputation of high profe...

Apply now

Support Department Supervisor

USA-GA-Savannah

SUMMARY Responsible for oversight of functions related to all areas of Support. ESSENTIAL FUNC...

Apply now

Real Estate Paralegal

USA-NJ-Iselin

Job Requirements: Essential functions of the position include, but, are not limited to: Coordi...

Apply now

Job Market

The Dangers of Getting Jobs Through Friends

By on May 04,2017

Despite the obvious advantages, getting jobs through a friend or relative may ultimately harm you. When you do so, you risk lowering your colleagues’ opinions of you, who may see your connections as evidence that you lack the skills to get your position on your own merits. Nonetheless, there are situations in which it is acceptable to take advantage of such connections, but you must be on your guard; make sure that the job you get is a good fit, and one in which you would perform well regardless of your connections.

continue reading

recent posts

Want Powerful Career Advice?

Get my free newsletter and strategies that make people successful




Subscribe!