If you are seeking partnership admission,  Tara Fennessy, an Executive coach who has helped 100s of Big 4 directors take the step up to partner, has four tips:

 

1. It is a marathon not a sprint

Probably the best way that I can explain the process of being on partnership track, is it is more akin to running ...

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Every year, law school graduates apply, interview and often receive multiple, simultaneous offers at law firms. This process operates on a set timeline thanks to school-sponsored on-campus interview (OCI) programs. Yet, every year, the majority of law school graduates are still in an active job search once OCI ends. There may be some comfort in the predictability of OCI, but ...

The Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that joint employers each have an duty to ensure that workers are properly paid minimum wages and that one employer is not absolved from that duty in cases where the other is found to have illegally deducted wages.

The court unanimously ruled that Starwood Hotel & Resorts Worldwide Inc. and its Westin Hotel ...

One law school now comes with a money-back guarantee.

Brooklyn Law School announced on Monday that it will refund 15% of tuition costs to any student who doesn’t find the job of their choice nine months after graduation, starting with the class of 2015. The tuition there is currently $43,237.

“Our students invest a lot of time, effort and money ...

1. Use them for interview practice

Every partnership admissions process is different. However most of them will involve an interview of some form or other. If you have been in a firm for a long time, when was the last time you had an interview?

Could you be a little ‘out of practice’ with handling interview questions? There is a ...

The final quarter of 2015 may be your time to find a new job in financial services or other avenues of business. Data released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reflecting July employment show a significant, upward trend for the financial sector.

Hiring throughout 2015 has been robust, up 170,000 on the year, but the July gains were ...

While a significant percentage of U.S. and European companies are keeping more legal work in-house, their reliance on outside counsel remains strong, according to a general counsel survey released Thursday.

The need for outside legal support is being pushed in part by increases in the overall volume of disputes at major corporations, according to AlixPartners LLP's 2014 Litigation and Corporate ...

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