Conventional wisdom says law school is all about training students
to think and act like a "lawyer." However, in a changing world,
transitioning from law student to lawyer requires skills that are
not easily found in classrooms or case books. These soft skills are
not just important for aspiring lawyers - they're essential.
Perhaps the most important of these soft skills is public speaking. Read More >
Due to a couple of recent high profile banker suicides that were
apparently connected to brutal work schedules, you wouldn't think
that working hours and work-life balance are getting better on Wall
Street. However, according to the results of Vault's latest Banking
Survey, that's exactly what's happening. And, in fact, now in
investment banking, satisfaction with respect to work hours is at a
five-year high, and work-life balance satisfaction is at an
all-time high. Read More >
There are many pros and cons to working in the Internet/social
media industry. It's important to know what's attractive and
challenging about the industry so that you can be prepared to meet
any challenges that come your way along your path to success. Pros
1. Cutting edge. It's cool to be on the cutting edge of technology.
2. Smart coworkers. The industry is loaded with creative,
well-educated people who are often inspiring to work with. 3.
Career diversity. Read More >
By now, you've probably seen or heard about the New York Times'
recent expose of what it's like to work at Amazon. I mean, who
doesn't love a good behind-the-scenes take on one of the most
successful companies in the world? Especially when it gives us a
phrase as memorable as "purposeful Darwinism" to describe the
culture. While I'm not a particularly loyal Amazon customer, I have
to admit to a strange desire to want to give the company the
benefit of the doubt. Read More >
Coaches are present and accessible for a variety of things.
Superstar athletes have coaches to become even bigger superstars
and top performers in their sport. Therefore, it makes sense
for a career coach to be used during the job search, even when you
hold the title of CEO. #1 - Career Coaches Prevent You from Making
Mistakes Everyone likes to feel as though they are 100% correct
about something. Read More >