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Our "Are You Pretty Enough..." article was featured in Fortune Magazine!

“Age discrimination is a problem. Botox isn’t the solution”

So many of us have endured some form of discrimination during a hiring process or on the job. Chere's "Are You Pretty Enough for your Job" article created a lot of emotion. So much so that Fortune Magazine wrote and article about our article!

Chere Estrin’s expertise tapped by Wall Street Journal for insight on Legal Staffing wage growth.

Many workers in the law industry, burned out from 90-hour weeks and holiday hours, left during the pandemic, said Chere Estrin, who runs a legal staffing firm. A lot of law firms “are in a panic because they can’t get people to do the work,” Ms. Estrin said. “I have never seen anything like this.”

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3rd Article Awarded a Best Article Award for 2022!

We are honored to be awarded a thirds MPV award by Paralegal Brief - One of the top 3 articles for 2022!

Are You Pretty Enough for your Job?

This article on beauty and age discrinimation struck a chord with so many readers. It even spawned an article in Fortune Magazine.

If you haven't read it, you should.

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Put an End to “Progressive” Discipline 

As a former labor and employment law attorney, I’ve taken issue with the popular employee disciplinary tool commonly referred to as “progressive discipline.”

I advocate replacing conventional employee disciplinary policy with the following three communication tools: ...

Another One of Our Articles Awarded a Best Article Award!

We are honored to be awarded another MPV award by Paralegal Brief - One of the top 3 articles for 2022!

Adding Value To The Firm – Are You In Or Out?

We often talk about how to get a job but why don’t we talk enough about keeping a job?

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All I wanted for Christmas was my two front seats.

Flightmare. If you got caught up in it, my sympathies! With thousands and thousands of weary travelers serious victims of the blizzard, ice or even Southwest, the holidays were dreadful.

...Sleeping with my head on my carry-on bag without my jammies just didn’t seem like the way I wanted to kick off our vacation.

Getting a hotel room at the last minute in the middle of a blizzard took an act of the travel gods.

One of Our Articles Awarded a Best Article Award!

We are honored to be awarded an MPV award by Paralegal Brief - One of the top 3 articles for 2022!

Two Unbelievable Reasons Why Paralegal Resumes Get Tossed

If you missed it - read the article here.

Here are the most common (and un-communicated) reasons why your resume is tossed....

8 Strategies for Climbing the Law Firm Leadership Ladder

I mapped out a plan for her when I realized she was making the biggest, most common mistake you can make when seeking a raise or promotion: Sitting and waiting for the firm to notice that you are doing a good job.

Few promotions are given when the employee puts in long hours, is a good team player, is always on-hand for whoever needs them and turns in big billables. Why? Because putting in long hours, being a good team player, the always available person is exactly what is expected of you. 

To succeed, you must take charge of your own development. Here are some strategies to get you where you want to go in your career.