Minor things that make all the difference on your resume

With a plethora of applicants for every position, readability of your resume is more important than ever. You want to make it so that it is as easy as possible for the reader to understand what you’re saying. You want to convince them in the least amount of words possible that you have what it takes to do the job. So here are some micro tips that will make a big impact on the impression your resume leaves. (more…)

How to use your non-law experience to get a law job

As I explained in my last post, law kids are encouraged to use everything they can to show that they are capable of undertaking a legal job. Most of us work in a non-legal role of some sort (whether paid or not), so you might be wondering how to write your applications in a way which convinces the reader/potential employer that you have what it takes to do the job they are hiring for.

Click for some tips to assist you in explaining that experience on your resume and demonstrating it in your cover letter: (more…)

So your first job is a tank…

What happens when a job is a sinking ship?