Legal Employers no longer base hiring decisions only on your resume, job interview, writing sample and references. Increasingly, visits to your Facebook page and comparable online footprints are becoming commonplace and can have a major impact on your career.
My Law Career blogs have always been about one particular issue that impacts on attorney employment or legal careers, usually something quite positive. This time I want to do something different. This blog consists of short takes on how the tumultuous news of recent weeks might impact the legal job market, both positively and negatively.
You can learn a lot about where the legal profession is heading by looking at what the profession’s leaders – attorneys with the major law firms – are writing and talking about. This information can be a very useful beacon in pointing your legal career in a promising direction while keeping you from jumping into a practice area that may be on the wane.