How Legal Secretarial Roles Are Evolving in Big Law | The Legal Intelligencer

Legal Secretaries are being phased out and now look very differently. Is your job next? This article is a great read - Chere Estrin The older, traditional role of a legal secretary is pretty much gone, said one industry observer. The secretary of the future needs to have really strong IT skills ... and more multitasking than ... Highlights The role of legal secretaries is evolving with the...

Is It Time to Steal One of Those Surprising Job Titles?

HR Manager, attorney, paralegal, marketing manager, may describe your role but it sure ain’t fun. By Chere B. Estrin COVID-19 has led a lot of people to search for a brand new position. The problem is, those brand new positions may be sporting brand new titles and you haven’t a clue what to look for anymore. Let me give you an example: A couple of months ago, my client, one of the biggest...

Mom Brings Her Well-Dressed Toddler (and His Resume) to Job Interview in This Viral Video

Sales trainer Maggie Mundwiller was one of countless people who lost a job they loved as a result of the pandemic. At the time, her son Mylo was just six weeks old, adding an extra layer of complexity to her job search. With her husband working and childcare costs prohibitively high, Maggie had no choice but to schedule interviews around her infant — which, unfortunately, sometimes meant...

Has your boss fallen out of love with you?

Brutally honest signs there’s trouble in paradise By Chere B. Estrin  Does this sound familiar? You landed your dream job at a firm that promotes from within, has given you a salary that surpasses anything you have ever received and has all the same values you have ever sought in a position. Added to that, the atmosphere is great, teamwork rampant and well, let’s not even go into the...

Are You Doing Work You Won’t Get Promoted For?

Have you ever noticed that colleagues around you were getting promoted or moving on to higher level positions and you were not? And yet, you know that you are just as qualified, if not more than they are? I read this article and right over my head, a brilliant fluorescent light came on and the dawning of the age of promotions came alive.  These five signs are so hidden on the job that...

Tips for Job Seekers and Employers:

For those of you seeking a dynamic new job: Do not use a resume that is “one size fits all”. Tailor your resume to the job description. Employers will not imagine that you have had the right responsibilities for the job if it is not on the resume. For those of you seeking a top candidate: Don’t waste your time with what you think are “behavioral” questions such as: If you were an...

Are You Riding the Horse in the Direction It Is Going?

How inability to change can bust your career. by Chere B. Estrin COVID 19. It is, or was here, and it may never, or might, go away. It’s the great unknown. To say that this horrendous virus brought significant changes to our work and personal lives is clearly underrating it. Work life changed – working remotely is no longer considered taboo; flexible work schedules seem to produce more work...

The Fate Of Midsize Firms In A Post-Pandemic World

Law firms leaders quickly learned that a willingness to adopt new technologies into their firms was a requirement for survival during the pandemic. Article By NICOLE BLACK on April 29, 2021 at 12:45 PM Originally published on AboveTheLaw No matter who you ask, one thing is clear: the pandemic will undoubtedly have long-lasting effects on all aspects of both our personal and professional...

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