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Julie Q. Brush, Solutus Legal Search .

Quick Departure Isn't Ideal, But It's Also Not a Career Death Sentence

By Julie Q. Brush |

Newly minted law firm associates are a bit like babes in the wood as they enter the big, vast world of all that is legal. So an associate's first job is instrumental in shaping his work product, legal approach, attitude, professional relationships and overall experience in the profession. For some, this experience is positive: intellectually stimulating, fun and filled with great colleagues and high quality mentors. For others, it's simply miserable. The misery can creep in slowly or hit a professional like a ton of bricks, but either way, it's not a healthy or sustainable situation.

Julie Q. Brush, Solutus Legal Search .

No Reason to Wait on Job Search

By Julie Q. Brush |

There's no need to panic. In fact, that is just about the worst thing you could do right now. Instead, stay calm and focus on your next move. While you might be feeling anxious knowing that your job is being eliminated, there are a few silver linings in your situation.

Julie Q. Brush, Solutus Legal Search .

Addressing Large Employment Gaps on Your Resume

By Julie Brush |

Taking time off or choosing an alternative role is no longer a career death wish.

Julie Q. Brush, Solutus Legal Search .

Are Lawyers With Foreign Law Degrees at a Disadvantage in the U.S. Market?

By Julie Brush |

U.S. trained lawyers still dominate the legal landscape and competition is fierce. But the environment is now a bit kinder for diverse profiles.

Julie Q. Brush, Solutus Legal Search .

How Do I Raise Work-Life Balance Without Coming Off as a Slacker?

By Julie Brush |

When interviewing for a job, the topic of work-life balance is not one that is easy to raise. And if done poorly, it can sabotage a candidacy as well as a reputation.

Julie Q. Brush, Solutus Legal Search .

When to Ask More from a Potential Employer-and When Not

The road to the offer stage in an interview process is usually a long and winding one with a few bumps along the way.

Left to right: Randy Evans and Shari Klevens, Dentons partners

Avoiding Common Law Firm Cybersecurity Pitfalls

By Randy Evans and Shari Klevens |

Cybersecurity often causes trepidation among attorneys simply because attorneys lack understanding of the nature of online risks and how to protect themselves.