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Winning Looks, Losing Job

The Catch-22 of Attractiveness in the Workplace Earlier we discussed the preferential treatment that attractive professionals receive when it comes to job interviews and compensation determinations in the post, What Have Looks Got to do With It? The inequality, we reported, disproportionately affected...

Class of 2010 and 2011 Law Grads Face a Tough Road to Finding Jobs

Another year of disappointment for Law School grads is predicted by the National Association for Law Placement. Not only will the class of 2010 have a difficult time, NALP predicts that the market for 2011 grads will also be "very compromised." NALP Executive Director Jim Leipold told US...

Getting the Job: Using LexisNexis to Secure Employment

LexisNexis Resources can help you with your job search. Find out how in this webinar. · View Previously Recorded Webinar

Your Law Firm Wish List During the Job Hunt

We've spent a lot of time talking about Law School Rankings and how those might need to be updated to better reflect schools' actual placement success. The other rankings that some of you may be looking at now include the various Law Firm Rankings. We include them in many forms on the Lexis Hub...

Legal Job Losses in May

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that 1,000 legal jobs were lost in May. After initially reporting encouraging news in April--the Bureau posted a gain of 1,500 law jobs--those figures were revised to instead show a loss of 700 positions that month. (The Am Law Daily notes that it is not unusual...

A Surplus of Attorneys--Three States Top the List

According to one recent study, New York has a whole lot of lawyers with not a whole lot of legal stuff to do. The New York Times reported on a recent study by consulting company Economic Modeling Specialists Inc. ("EMSI") regarding the surplus of attorneys in the U.S. EMSI researched...

Resources for Getting the Job: Tutorial

It takes more than a resume and cover letter to land your dream job. See what LexisNexis resources are available to help. After you click the link to view the tutorial, please be patient while it loads. To view this tutorial, you will need to use adobe flash player. If you have not downloaded flash...