Interview Follow-ups: Dos and Don’ts

Over the past few months, we have witnessed a number of candidates who were close to receiving an offer and lost the opportunity because of their thank you notes and/or references.  Some of this may be common sense, but here are some Dos and Don’ts you should consider when actively engaged in a job search: DO … Continued

What are your Pet Peeves?

We surveyed CMOs and Marketing/BD Directors asking them, “What do your team members do that drives you crazy?”  The story behind this exercise is a personal one. Over the past 20 years, Wisnik Career Enterprises has had more than two dozen interns. Some work for a semester, while some have stayed on as permanent employees … Continued

Advice for New Grads!

Entering the job market as a new graduate is both an exciting and stressful time. Focus on these four factors for a smooth transition into the job market: 1) Resumes are always challenging. Let the resume be an outline of your professional experience, educational background, and volunteer/university involvement. Be sure you are capable of speaking … Continued

How to Leave a Job on Good Terms

Congratulations on the new job! Now, how do you leave your current one? Over the past 20 years, I have watched hundreds of professionals resign from their jobs. There are definitely some Do’s and Don’ts that reflect on your long-term reputation. When it is time for you to move on, consider these: Do’s 1)  Leave on a … Continued

How to manage your career and add value to your Firm in the process

“Career Management” is a key topic in the legal industry. However, professionals are often unsure how to manage their own upward momentum without losing sight of their firm’s goals. How do you “do right” by your Firm while still doing right by yourself? The answer is to make sure you identify the right skills to develop. If you take a proactive approach towards identifying and developing the core competencies and skills that your firm most values, you’ll be adding value to your firm, better serving your clients, and adding to your career portfolio…