Every day I open up my cover letter. I push a period here, change a sentence there. I think ‘That’s Good’ and hope that will mean Good Enough to the person sifting through resume after resume. How to stand out, how to fit into the shape they want for their firm – is it bragging?
So most of you know at this point that I failed the Quebec Bar last year. Some of you original LJXers are aware that I failed the Quebec Bar once more before that. Well technically 4 times if you count the retakes. 3 out of 4 times I got 59% which meant I was one point
We all have that one friend (or multiple friends, cousins and acquaintances in my case) that has it all figured out. From a distance, they appear to have it all. Career, relationships, social life, family, money, you know…all of it! And yes, like you, I am happy for them. Great! Fantastic! Good for them! No
I hesitated for a long time before writing this article. Specifically about 6 months. I talked to many friends and colleagues to get their opinion on it. Was it a bad move? Will I regret it? Will employers “Google” me and be shocked? Would I have trouble finding a job after posting this? After much
When I started lawjobexchange.ca I didn’t start the website with any other goal other than to help students tap into their potential. In a sense, the vision I had for this site was for it to serve as a support system for students. As we celebrated our one year anniversary this spring, I truly felt
In the desperate road to finding an articling position, you will find yourself doing crazy things but nothing is crazier in my opinion than accepting to work for free. A recent job posting was seeking the following profile for an unpaid “volunteer position” (we edited the name of the firm for confidentiality purposes –