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We may know someone like Shahriar Ekbatani LinkedIn, who is a top civil engineer and yet probably have no idea what their job entails or why it takes someone special to excel at the profession. Civil engineers have jobs that are both demanding and stressful. They are required to work long hours utilizing deep deliberation and be prepared to repeat things constantly before they are acceptable to their managers. To master this job you must master a set of skills and qualities that few can. But for those who can, they are gifted with a high paying career with abundant…

People often spend a lot of time considering what they will wear and trying to guess the types of questions a job interviewer might ask. These are important things to prepare for, but they don’t go far enough. It’s equally important to take the time to understand the point of view of the hiring manager. Does the Candidate Truly Understand What the Job Entails? The fact that a candidate read and understands the job description won’t come off as overly impressive to the hiring manager. This is especially true when considering that the ability to research a company, its competition,…

You’ve studied hard, aced your exams, and graduated from law school.  Now all you need is a job!  The profession, it is true, is competitive and you may find it overwhelming to think about pounding the pavement.  However, with some forward thinking and a willingness to put in the time on an active job search, you will be on your way to landing your first job as a lawyer.  Here are some tips to help organise your efforts. Apply to Every Job that Seems a Good Fit As a new graduate, you may have cultivated an idea over the last…