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If you're an attorney who wants to move into the legal department, we don't blame you. A job as in-house counsel offers benefits that firm life just doesn't -- like, the ability to go home before dark. (At least sometimes.) If you're a current in-house attorney looking for a new legal department to make your home, we don't blame you either. Changing jobs every once in a while can be a good way to improve your skill set, expand your resume, and increase your pay.
Whatever is driving you to look for a new in-house position, we're here to help. Here are FindLaw's seven best job-searching, in-housing posts.
Before you make the big leap over to corporate counsel, make sure you know what you're getting into. Plenty of in-house jobs pay well, but a lot of your first-year compensation could depend on the size of the company you're joining.
In the same vein, keep in mind that in-house positions aren't all milk and honey. While many attorneys view a job as in-house counsel as a lifestyle improvement, there can still be drawbacks.
There's plenty of competition for in-house positions, so if you're applying, remember: you don't just need the right experience, you need the right everything . That starts with the right resume.
The resume summary statement: yeah or nay? On one hand, it can help grab attention with a quick, attention-grabbing summation. On the other, it takes up valuable space that might have a better use.
You can't apply to a job you can't find, so start looking here. Use these resources right and you might land yourself a dream job.
You've found the right job, composed the perfect resume, and landed yourself an interview for in-house counsel. Now what?
Scratch that. You've found the right job, composed the perfect resume, but you still can't seem to seal the deal. This advice might help you out.
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