Job-hunting is challenging enough when you have a typical full-time career — but how do you handle looking for a new position when you work long hours in a job that makes it hard to get away for networking and interviews? How DO you job search when you’re super busy? We’ve talked a lot about interviewing, job-hunting, … Read More about How to Job Search When You’re Super Busy
I was thinking recently about the different mentors I’ve had over the years — as well as the different mentees — and I started wondering: what are best practices on both sides of the relationship? How can you get the most out of your mentor-mentee relationship? What’s the best advice for how to be a great … Read More about Mentoring Advice: How to Be a Great Mentee (and How to be a Great Mentor)
Looking for the best tips on changing careers? These are Kat’s best tips on how to find a new career — and what to consider before you start making moves.
A law student wondered: what to wear to an interview dinner?
Have you changed your settings on LinkedIn before starting a job hunt? Have you ever made any mistakes that revealed more than you wanted to about your LinkedIn activity? How much do you actually use LinkedIn for networking and job searching?
Reader L has a question about networking and job hunting in a different geographic area…
How do you find out about professional organizations that could be a good fit for you and your goals? How do you decide which organizations to join, whether for networking in your niche, business development/new clients, or just better opportunities? Ladies, what are your best tips for finding worthwhile professional organizations? Psst: We’ve also looked at volunteering and … Read More about Finding and Joining Professional Organizations
What are your best tips on how to make new friends — and network in the process?
Today’s reader mail has to do with whether she should invite colleagues to her wedding… Long story short, I just got engaged to another attorney at my mid-sized firm. We are both junior associates and we met as summer associates in 2007. Obviously, there are associates that we socialize with that we’d like to invite … Read More about Etiquette Flash: Should you invite your colleagues to your wedding?
Joining a nonprofit board allows you to lend a hand for a good cause, build your professional network, develop your skills, and even advance your career. But what is the best way to get on a board — and how should you evaluate board membership opportunities to determine whether a particular organization is the right one for you? We’ve … Read More about How to Get on a Board
2017 Update: You might want to check out our more recent post on sexual harassment and the #metoo movement. WOW. Staci Zaretsky over at Above the Law has collected some amazing sexual harassment at work stories from women lawyers, and the collection is too… revolting, I guess?… to not discuss over here. (My first reaction to the … Read More about Sexual Harassment at Work
What’s the best way to network in your niche and with experts in your field — but outside your company? How can you find these experienced professionals, and how should you reach out? Can you find a mentor outside your own company? Reader M wonders: I just landed a job in a field I’m excited to be in, … Read More about Networking In Your Niche — But Outside Your Company