For hundreds of law firm associates who have been dismissed during the past six months, jobs are scarce and competition for openings is fierce. The out-of-work lawyers say they're trying to refocus their résumés on experience that still counts in today's marketplace and away from fields that are out of favor. They're also now considering job options that pay less than they had hoped, require a geographic move or take them away from career paths they envisioned.
Lessons learned in life after layoffs
The National Law Journal
February 16, 2009
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