Compliance & Regulation

A cascade of laws and regulations (The Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008, the Affordable Care Act, and the Dodd-Frank Act,), plus vigorous government enforcement, has upgraded the nature of the compliance function. Candidates armed with law degrees are viewed very favorably by employers seeking compliance professionals. Read about these employment opportunities in these posts and in 21st Century Legal Career Series Volume 2.

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Interviewing Primer 101.5: Understanding the Interview Process—What Employers Want: Intelligence

Intelligence, to my surprise, was not number 1 in my survey of the “hierarchy of legal employer needs.” Moreover, my assumption that intelligence means...

Interviewing Primer 101.4: Understanding the Interview Process—What Employers Want: Fit

Legal employers say that the second most important job candidate attribute they look for (after likeability) is “fit.” In this blog, we’ll examine what...

Interviewing Primer 101.3: What Employers Want: Likeability

Likeability was the candidate trait that surveyed legal employers mentioned more than any other. Thus, it occupies the number 1 position in the “Hierarchy...