Archive for May, 2009

7 Critical Web Writing Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Free Webinar Alert This new webinar for the American Management Association will teach you how to write more effectively for the web. We presented it live last week to thousands of participants and got a very positive response


Friday funny: the interview

Multiple rounds of job interviews may be used where there are many candidates or the job is particularly challenging or desirable. Earlier rounds may involve fewer staff from the employers and will typically be much shorter and less in-depth.


Friday funny: The Office (David Brent welcomes 'the Swindon lot')

In legal writing, a company or organization has offices in any place that it has an official presence, even if that presence consists of, for example, a storage silo rather than an office.


How To Get The Best Out Of Your Gen-Y Employees

Not surprisingly, these tips, while especially effective with Gen-Y workers, apply equally to your entire staff; it's just that the Gen-Yers expect these behaviours. Older workers might be surprised by them.


Abbey becomes Santander – but how do the staff feel?

I still remember how aggrieved a friend was when 'Abbey National' became ' Abbey '. She didn't feel that a girl's name was appropriate for an august building society. I haven't asked her yet about the latest news - that Abbey is to become ' Santander ', reflecting its Spanish ownership - but I doubt she will be impressed


This is How to Stand Out!

I’ve been writing a little lately about how to build a strong web presence, so I just had to show you perhaps the funniest (and smartest) online promotion I’ve seen in a long time. http://micromiel.com/promo/ How can an employer in his field not at least want to talk to him? Tweet This Post


Contemporary Image-Builders Lead to Lucrative Job Offers

What's all this talk about branding? If you're a job seeker this term can make the difference between who garners offers


Salary Wars in Light of the Recession: Bridging the Associate / Partner Divide

Every day, we talk to both partners and associates at firms across the country, in every major legal marketplace. Because we are a recruiting company, these conversations often concern why a lawyer is dissatisfied with their current firm, or what kind of lawyer a firm seeks to hire. We have discovered that the salary increases that have taken place over the past several years have actually had the effect of straining professional relationships between partners and associates


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