How to Address Compensation Questions During the Interview Process

How to Address Compensation Questions During the Interview Process

Whether you are looking for an opportunity in a city or state where the practice of requesting salary history from candidates is banned or you are looking in a state that has banned the ban (yes, that is a thing), the question of compensation is still present.  Next time you are asked about your current compensation or about your compensation expectations, consider responding with a question of your own.  

On the client side of the hiring process? Remember how it feels to be the candidate!

On the client side of the hiring process?  Remember how it feels to be the candidate!

Everyone who has looked for a job has, at one time or another, gone into the black hole.  The black hole takes many forms.   You submit your resume for a position that seems to be a perfect fit, but there is no acknowledgement.  You think your interview is a home run, but you never hear back.   You are told that your interview went well/you are being brought in for another round/you are getting an offer, and then…silence. 

Resume writing: Helpful hints

Resume writing: Helpful hints

Incredibly talented lawyers who write flawless agreements and briefs get stuck on the basics of resume writing every day.  This is no surprise.  As a lawyer, you weren’t taught how to write a resume.  Although your first thought may be that it shouldn’t be difficult, once you get started, your next thought may well be that it is not as easy as it seems.