How to Find a Job in a Tough Market

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Bradley W. Crocker
Some nontraditional paths provide good anecdotal diagrams for how to secure a job in a time when they aren’t necessarily easy to find.

Some nontraditional paths provide good anecdotal diagrams for how to secure a job in a time when they aren’t necessarily easy to find.

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Let’s say you’re a 3L or a young lawyer who has fallen on hard times and has not yet received a job offer. The golden dreams of 1L year may be behind you, but you also know you can get through anything after surviving the gauntlet of law school. Like many other young law school graduates, you have not yet secured a job in what seems to have become an employer’s market. Nobody wants to be well-educated and jobless, and you know it’s easier to find a job while you have one, but what can you do?

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