All of Nancy's blogs can be accessed from the links, above.  

Nancy's blogs first appeared in the Law Bulletin Publishing Company's The Chicago Daily Law Bulletin,in its former blog, Around the Water Cooler, and in the blog of Ms. JD, at

Nancy's Publications/Blogs/Resume Critiques
Nancy's publications, organized by topic below  

          (To read Nancy's publications, find the links, above ...)

Published Articles:

"Antidote to BigLaw Burnout," Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, July 17, 2015

"Prescription: Hatching a Local Legal Incubator," Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, May 8, 2015

"Not Hard to Hire Practice Ready New Attorneys,” Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, March 6, 2015

"Leaving Business on the Table? A Pro-Con Game You'll Play Forever," published in Attorney at Law Magazine, January 26, 2015

"How to Make Your Resume Work Wonders," published in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, January 23, 2015

"Eyeing a Career Move: Failure is an Option," published in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, November 21, 2014

"Getting Along with a Difficult Colleague," published in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, June 13, 2014

"Grow a Practice, Invigorate a Job Search," published in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, April 18, 2014

"Talking About Love," published in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, February 7, 2014   

"The Fat Lady May Have to Wait to Sing," published in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin,      February 8, 2013

"What New Attorneys Can Do to Help Themselves," published in the CBA Record,            January, 2012  edition

 Published Blogs: 

    1.  The Legal Job Market 

  •      Being True to Yourself     
  •      Turning a Blind Eye    
  •       Steve Jobs:  Don't Lose Faith;        
                     Don't Settle
  •      "One More Thing ... "
  •       Collaborating with the Enemy
  •       Ninety-Two Days of Summer

     2.  Your Job Search & Resources

  •       Remembering from Where You Came
  •       Thinking of You E-mails Mean A Lot
  •       Breakfast with Tiffany
  •       I Knew You When, Brian LeVay
  •       Apprenticeship Program a Win-Win for All

      3.  Your Resume

  •       Checking Out the Resume, Part I
  •       Checking Out the Resume, Part II

     4.  The Practice 

  •       Modern Family and Fessing Up

Nancy's Resume Critiques are published regularly in   
   The Chicago Daily Law Bulletin's "Judgment Day."      

"Judgment Day" follows an American-Idol-like format where attorneys, law students, paralegals, legal assistants and legal secretaries can submit their resumes to a panel of six career counselors and HR professionals for critique. 
Nancy's clients refer to her as the "Simon Cowell" of the group. Read on to see why ...


June 2014 Critique & Resume
April 2014 Critique & Resume  
February 2014 Critique               February 2014 Resume
January 2014  Critique                January 2014 Resume
December 2013 Critique             December 2013 Resume
November  2013 Critique            November 2013 Resume 
October 2013 Critique                 October 2013 Resume 
September 2013 Critique            Sept. 2013 Resume 
August 2013 Critique                  August 2013 Resume 
June 2013 Critique                     June 2013 Resume 
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