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13 April 2017
This is the second installment in what will be (I hope!) a four-part series on issues facing lawyers at various stages of their careers. It was first published at the popular Chillin' Competition blog and is reproduced below.
17 February 2017
I had a chat earlier this week with a friend who offered up details of a recent misadventure involving Shotgun Sam, the cowboy recruiter.
8 April 2016
A very interesting article covering common writing mistakes!
4 March 2016
A few friends in the market have forwarded to us an email they received from a “database headhunter” (in our opinion, the lowest of the low). The email contained a dozen (!!!) badly worded and not particularly insightful profiles of corporate lawyers in Brussels.
5 January 2016
The new year is always a time for reflection and, having spent time with family and friends, our thoughts begin to turn back to work.
3 January 2016
Steve was recently invited to contribute a series of articles on recruitment for the popular Chillin' Competition blog; his first article and an introduction from Alfonso Lamadrid can be found below or on Chillin' Competition.
12 October 2015 / 2 Comments
Following on the heels of the interview that Le Petit Juriste recently conducted with Steve, we were asked to provide some advice and guidance on how to prepare a more effective CV. It will be published in next month's edition and will be circulated to law students throughout France.
7 October 2015
Le Petit Juriste, a magazine circulated to law students throughout France, interviewed Steve about the Brussels legal market. Excerpts of that interview are contained in its October issue (Issue 31). The full interview is set forth below.
11 March 2015
I have long believed that using cover letters does a great disservice to candidates. Sadly, though, the practice persists.
14 January 2015
Many of us, with the arrival of each new year, resolve to make changes to our lives. Some resolutions are reasoned and reasonable; others, however, may be hasty and ill-conceived, often in reaction to frustrations we are feeling in our professional lives.