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Posted by Momentum Legal on Thu, Feb 25, 2016

momentum-legal-job-search-attorney-recruiting-body-language-article.jpgThis recent article from Forbes details 10 mistakes people make in their body language.

We have found that attorneys who use good body language in their interviews are the candidates most likely to get called back, and the employers who use it while interviewing our candidates make the best impression on them.

Whether you're trying to land a new job, hire a new lawyer for your company, dealing with colleagues at work, giving a presentation to potential clients, speaking before a group, or trying to make good impression with your current clients, the ten body language tips in this article are dead-on.

Here they are, for those of you who want the "Cliff Notes" version:

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Topics: attorney recruiting, job search tips, texas business recruiting, legal, legal jobs, body language


Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Fri, Feb 12, 2016

Today the Austin legal recruiters at Momentum Search Partners enjoyed a Valentine’s Day – themed workday at Lifeworks, the non-profit that helps disadvantaged teens and young adults obtain their GED, find a job, and obtain temporary and long-term housing.   


Most of us in the legal community have enjoyed extensive family support throughout our lives, but teens and young adults who have aged out of the foster care system or who have family members who are unavailable due to addictions or poverty often have literally no where to go, and no resources to help them embark on a successful adult life that so many of us take for granted for our own children.

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Topics: Austin, texas, legal recruiters, nonprofit, community


Posted by Momentum Legal on Tue, Feb 09, 2016

Last week, we highlighted the positions we are working on in Austin. This week, we highlight our new Dallas openings.

The following law firms are both local or regional firms based in Dallas. As such, their associates have a better shot at making partner than at the mega-firms. Each of these firms has a storied past and significant presence in the Dallas market, as well as a long roster of Dallas-based clients.

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Topics: law jobs, dallas legal jobs, dallas law jobs, Jobs - Dallas, law firms, lawyers, Dallas, Corporate, legal

Momentum Recruiter Talks to Texas Law Students about Interviewing

Posted by Momentum Legal on Wed, Feb 03, 2016

Momentum founder and principal Jane Pollard, spoke this week to second year University of Texas Law School students who are interviewing for judicial clerkships.   

As a U.T. Law graduate herself, who was also hired for a judicial clerkship, Jane was honored to speak to this group.   Jane provided advice and tips gleaned from her 16 years as a legal recruiter given the many lawyers she has interviewed and employers she has received feedback from.

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Topics: job interview tips, candidate interviews, legal jobs, university students, law school