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  • Emotional Intelligence
    Provided by Ronda Muir of Robin Rolfe Resources, Inc.
    Everyone is familiar with "IQ" -- intelligence quotient. Most lawyers put their IQ scores up there with their SAT and LSAT scores as generally acknowledged evidence of their competence. But what is your emotional intelligence quotient? And why should you care?

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  • The Unique Psychological World of Lawyers
    Provided by Ronda Muir of Robin Rolfe Resources, Inc.
    A psychological profile of lawyers is strikingly different from that of Americans generally. That means that, in many ways, entering a law firm or law department amounts to entering into a world different from the one "outside," with different majority and minority attitudes and traits, different expectations and different ways of making decisions and dealing with conflict.

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  • How Your Law Firm Employees Can Improve Your Marketing
    Provided by Editorial Staff of FindLaw
    So what should a marketer do when he or she is constantly approached by good-intentioned co-workers with suggestions on how to improve the marketing? My advice is simple: listen! A lot of the suggestions may be silly, but you're also likely to hear some ideas that you would have never come up with yourself.

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  • Podcast Highlights Hildebrandt Law Department Survey
    Provided by Editorial Staff of Hildebrandt International
    The newest Westcast podcast from Thomson West highlights the latest trends in corporate law department spending, staffing and compensation. The podcast features Jonathan Bellis, director and co-head of the Law Department Consulting Practice at Hildebrandt International, who discusses the results of the 2006 Hildebrandt Law Department Survey.

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  • Use Personality Assessment for Better Hiring
    Provided by Ronda Muir and Esq. of Robin Rolfe Resources, Inc.
    Hiring has always been a game of odds; particularly in the law profession. We see a candidate's resume, check references and do a face-to-face. Then most of us reach a decision based on a slightly educated hunch. The data on lawyer retention makes it clear how much of a crapshoot hiring really is.

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  • Use TKO Interviews to Hire the Right Person for the Job
    Provided by Dave Anderson of Learn to Lead
    Hiring new employees can be challenging, confusing, and, in the long run, expensive. But when you use what he calls "knockout" interviews, author Dave Anderson says you'll be able to hire the right person for the job without wasting time, energy, or resources.

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  • Law Jobs: More Than One-Third of Lawyers Plan to Hire
    Provided by Robert Half Legal
    Business Confidence Remains Strong, Robert Half Legal Survey Reveals

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  • The Interview Process: How To Select The Right Person
    Provided by U.S. Small Business Administration
    How do you select the right person for your business? There is no perfect answer, but the interview process can be a tremendous help if you use it effectively. In other words, you must have completed all of the other steps in the hiring process in order to get the most out of the interview process.

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  • How to Write a Job Description
    Provided by U.S. Small Business Administration
    A good job description begins with a careful analysis of the important facts about a job, such as the individual tasks involved, the methods used to complete the tasks, the purpose and responsibilities of the job, the relationship of the job to other jobs, and the qualifications needed for the job.

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  • How to Notify an Employee When Their Social Security Number Does Not Match
    Provided by Editorial Staff of FindLaw
    This article provides a sample letter an employer can give a prospective or current employee in the event social security numbers do not match.

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