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The ten commandments for going in-house: Part 2

Part 2 in our two-part series on making the move from law firm to in-house corporate counsel practice is here! These are the second five of our ten commandments for getting out of the law firm grind, from picking an industry instead of practice area to being patient while you’re still an associate looking for the right in-house role.

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Tested tactics for setting up a killer online in-house counsel job search that converts

All the greatest cover letter and CV templates in the world aren’t worth a thing if you can’t find any good positions to apply for! But in a world where we’re bombarded by emails from LinkedIn, Indeed, Glassdoor, and other sites, how do you cut through the noise and set up a job search that’s laser-focused on positions for which you’re qualified? Here are a few tips that have worked for us in the past, and which you should continue using to keep tabs on the job market even while you’re still gainfully employed.

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A closer look at in-house counsel salaries from the 2018 Robert Half Legal Salary Guide

Robert Half’s 2018 salary guide is out, with a new methodology for presenting data on in-house counsel salaries. As always, it offers some great national perspective on in-house base compensation that will be of serious interest to anyone in-house, or who is looking to make the move. In this article, we take a closer look behind the 2018 numbers and also compare them with the 2017 edition of the guide.

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