A huge array of books, references, and websites are available to help you advance your personal and professional development. We have selected some that we have found to be especially worthwhile.

Whether you are a candidate seeking that next step in your career or a hiring manager involved in a nationwide search for that key performer to add to your team, we know that the best way to achieve your goals is to work smart. Please use the resources below to learn more, plan better and stay on top of market developments and challenges.

Professional Information
Top-rated web site full of professional and career information for attorneys.

American Lawyer
The American Lawyer is the leading daily news source for lawyers from across the U.S. and around the world.

American Corporate Counsel Association
The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) is the world’s largest organization serving the professional and business interests of attorneys who practice in the legal departments of corporations, associations and other private-sector organizations around the globe.

National Association of Legal Search Consultants
NALSC is the national professional organization for the legal search profession and is committed to upholding the highest ethical standards in the field. A directory of its members is available on its website.

NALP is the national association for legal career professionals. This organization provides useful information for legal career planning, recruitment and hiring, employment and professional development. Note that much of this information is aimed at the law school graduate and associate attorney levels of the profession.

Hoovers Online
Company information does not have to be boring. Enjoy lively profiles plus free access to 10,000 capsules on public and private companies.

Hire With Your Head
This book by Lou Alder teaches how to attract, evaluate and hire superior people by using a performance-based recruiting, interviewing and selection process.

Rites of Passage at $100,000+: The Insider's Lifetime Guide to Executive Job-Changing and Faster Career Progress

Although this book by John Lucht is written to address the specific needs of senior-level executives, it provides all professionals with solid insights into how to pursue job changes in a planned and sophisticated manner.

Kiss, Bow or Shake Hands: How to Do Business in Sixty Countries
An invaluable resource by Terri Morrison, Wayne A. Conaway, and George Borden, Ph.D. that provides important cross-cultural perspectives on doing business in various global markets.

Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers
A discrete and confidential service that helps lawyers across Connecticut manage a broad range of personal challenges.

CNN Money
A site offering complete financial market coverage as well as business and personal financial advice.
A comprehensive online source for business news.

Kilman Advisory Group Career Portal
A site providing job seekers with a comprehensive - and free - resource that is filled with the tools, training and advice that we, as search professionals, believe will give a competitive edge to any job search.

Logistical Information

Bankrates Cost of Living Comparison
A free service used to quickly compare the cost of living between two US cities.

Runzheimer International – Two Location Cost of Living Comparison
The most complete cost of living comparison calculator available. There is a hefty fee for this service, but it will provide the kind of detailed expense information you will need when seriously considering your next relocation.

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Expedia Travel and Travelocity
Two one-stop sites for researching and booking airline, hotel and car rental reservations.

The Weather Channel
Check the weather before you leave for your interview so you will arrive prepared and at your best.

Anywho Directories and Info Space
Find the telephone and fax numbers and e-mail addresses you need.

The United Currency Converter
Helps you to convert currency when traveling abroad.

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