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KendraBeckwith

Through the Looking Glass—Observations from Five Years Out: Patience

In an era when we are told to lean in, I found value in leaning back. Early in my first year of practice, my impatience for success hindered my ability to actually succeed. Rather than assess what really stood between me and my goals, I transformed one negative experience into an excuse for everything. It was not until I slowed down, leaned back, and took a breath that I was able to see the forest for the trees.  It is a tough time to be a professional woman. Sheryl Sandberg advises us to Lean In.  Lois Frankel tells us Nice…

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OMWI@sec.gov

Supervisory Attorney-Adviser (Assistant Director)

Position Number: 14-EX-1068038-CMH Location: Washington, DC Compensation: $135,605.00 to $228,432.00 Grade: SK-17 Overview: The mission of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is to protect investors, maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets, and facilitate capital formation. This position is in the Division of Investment Management located in Washington, DC. The Division of Investment Management works to protect investors, promote informed investment decisions and facilitate appropriate innovation in investment products and services through regulating the asset management industry. The Division is responsible for the Commission's regulation of the investment management industry, including investment companies, investment advisers and certain insurance products.…

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claroche16

JOB OPENING: Ms. JD Executive Director

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Ms. JD seeks a leader with a proven record of program administration and organizational development to implement its ambitious growth and impact objectives. ABOUT MS. JD As the U.S.’s premier organization for early career lawyers and aspiring female lawyers, Ms. JD brings legal practitioners, law students, and aspiring lawyers together to drive the critical national conversation about gender issues in the legal sector. To fulfill this mission, Ms. JD hosts and facilitates a number of programs throughout the year, including: The Fellowship program, which promotes mentoring and professional development for future female attorneys; The Writers in Residence guest…

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Stephanie Trager JD

Next Level of Success: Decisions, Excuses or Reasons?

"Decision is so powerful. I find for myself, by not making clear decisions, it's easy to either make excuses or find justifying reasons to stay where I am and not leap forward." Are you ready to reach your next level of success? It comes down to this: We are always given the opportunity to bridge the gap between where we are and where we want to be.  What does the gap look like between where you are and where you want to be? I'm Stephanie Trager, known as The Holistic Business Coach. I work with Visionary Women in Business who are ready to reach their next level of success…

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OMWI@sec.gov

Secretary of the Commission

Position Number: 14-EX-1047604-KR Location: Washington, DC Compensation: $151,876.00 to $228,422.00 Grade: SO-01 Overview: The mission of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is to protect investors, maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets, and facilitate capital formation. The Office of the Chair is seeking applicants to fill the position of the Secretary of the Commission. The Secretary of the Commission is responsible for the orderly and expeditious flow of staff recommendations to the Commission for official action. Work assignments may include the following: • Ensuring that Commission deliberations and actions and any resulting official documents comply with applicable laws and…

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ResumeTarget

Tips for Writing an Effective Legal Resume

Legal professions are among the most difficult to write a resume. Law graduates and practitioners will have a lot of information to try and cram onto one or two pages, while also trying to include only information that’s relevant for the specific job to which they’re applying. Here are some tips to help you figure out how to construct your legal resume.   Education Include only post-secondary schools, as you only have so much room and anything from high school will not be as valuable as everything else. First, list your degrees, programs, and schools from the most recent to…

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OMWI@sec.gov

Associate Regional Director (Denver Regional Office)

Position Number: 14-EX-1073446-KR Location: Denver, CO Compensation: $151,876.00 to $228,422.00 Grade: SO-01 Overview: The mission of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is to protect investors, maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets, and facilitate capital formation. This position is located in the Denver Regional Office, Office of the Associate Regional Director (Enforcement) located in Denver, CO. The Commission's enforcement staff conducts investigations into possible violations of the federal securities laws, and prosecutes the Commission's civil suits in the federal courts as well as its administrative proceedings. For more information about the Division of Enforcement, please visit http://www.sec.gov/enforce. The Associate…

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OMWI@sec.gov

2014 Fall Student Honors Program - Legal

Position Number: 14-SHPL-KT Locations: Los Angeles, CA; San Francisco, CA; Denver, CO; Washington, DC; Miami, FL; Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL; Boston, MA; New York, NY; Philadelphia, PA; Fort Worth, TX; Salt Lake City, UT Overview: The mission of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is to protect investors, maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets, and facilitate capital formation. The SEC is seeking bright, innovative, results-oriented individuals to join our Student Honors Program. The Student Honors Program targets students currently enrolled in a degree-seeking program (JD/MDB or LL.M.) in an accredited qualifying educational institution on a full or half-time basis.…

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rprybell

Special Offer for Ms. JD Readers and Guest Blog: WiRL Leadership Summit Founder Mitch Shepard

The WiRL Leadership Summit is a brand new, all online, month-long event, inspired by “Women In Real Life.” Created by Mitch Shepard, this Summit aims to help women (and men!) access powerful training and insight from over 25 esteemed speakers in key areas to help professionals like you up your game - at life and at work. To find out more about the WiRL Leadership Summit, go to http://www.wirlsummit.com/. WiRL has also generously offered a great deal for Ms. JD Readers: 20% off WiRL Summit- even off early bird pricing (which ends April 15th). Just use code MSJD20 at checkout!  At the WiRL Summit, all sessions are…

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KimberlyRice

Habits of Successful Rainmakers

The New Year has rung in and it’s time to plan for a prosperous year. To start off with a bang, listed below are productive habits of highly successful rainmakers I’ve observed over the years: Planning is key. To write down your goals, vision, and plan to grow your practice is likened to having a GPS or map to reach your destination. There is no better time than now to write down your 2014 business goals with concrete steps to accomplish them.  Successful rainmakers focus on clarifying what they are trying to accomplish to help them create a plan so…

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