3 Hot Legal Careers to Look Out for in 2014

Career Alley

Law is a very broad field with many areas that you can chose to specialize in. If you are considering going to a law school, there are some popular areas of specialization that you should know about. Corporate and Business Law: Every business organization, be it banks, insurance companies, hospitals, superstores or manufacturing units require legal services. Although many criminal lawyers work in law firms, others start their own practice.

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Hindsight Is 20/20: Living Your Culture In The Next Normal

Career Realism

Layoffs were widespread and money vanished, while the real estate market collapsed amidst big bank failures fueled by consumers inability to pay excessive mortgages. According to a Fortune 500 CEO survey, 97.2 % of CEO's said keeping employees safe and productively employed is their #1 concern. (1) Employers must also evaluate testing protocols for employees, frequency of testing, and qualified caregivers conducting those tests.

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Seven Short Q & A’s on Sunday

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question 1: I am currently employed by a Fortune 100 company and considering resigning to take on a career development opportunity at another company in the same area. The Short Answer is “My new employer asked me to wait.” The best response is “My new employer asked me to wait to tell people about my new job until I start it.” Gil, I am not licensed to practice law in Texas, but my review of Texas law finds no prohibition against such health screening.

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“Facing Merger or Sale of Your Employer? Here’s Fifteen Smart Steps”

Sklover Working Wisdom

ACTUAL CASE HISTORY*: I left my last law firm employment about 25 years ago. I left because I just didn’t see the law firm having much of a future. Instead, they were assured that they would “inherit” the significant clients of the law firm when they became senior partners, just as the then-senior partners had done. This is precisely what has happened – and is happening now – in many industries, from banking, to real estate, to media, to healthcare.

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