How to Land Your First Paralegal Job : An Insider's Guide to the Fastest Growing Profession of the New Millennium / Edition 3

How to Land Your First Paralegal Job : An Insider's Guide to the Fastest Growing Profession of the New Millennium / Edition 3

by Andrea Wagner
     
 

  • Where the jobs are
  • What law firms want
  • How to impress the, and
  • Whether you need training.

How to Land Your First Paralegal Job is like having your own personal recruiter advising you every step of the way!

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Overview

  • Where the jobs are
  • What law firms want
  • How to impress the, and
  • Whether you need training.

How to Land Your First Paralegal Job is like having your own personal recruiter advising you every step of the way!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130155931
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
05/19/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
267
Product dimensions:
6.02(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.54(d)

Table of Contents

I. INTRODUCTION TO PARALEGAL STUDIES.

1. The Paralegal Field.
2. Where Do You Fit Into the Organization?
3. Straight Talk about Paralegal Schools.

I. RÉSUMÉ WRITING, INTERVIEWING, AND JOB SEARCHING.

4. How to Stand Out from the Crowd.
5. Formats for Power Résumés: The Chronological Resumé.
6. Formats for Power Résumés: The Functional Resumé.
7. Writing a Strong Cover Letter.
8. Networking.
9. Beginning Your Job Search.
10. Effective Job Search Strategies.
11. After You Get through the Door.
12. Handling the Job Interview Successfully.
13. Getting Paid What You Are Worth.
14. Wrapping Things Up.
17. Congratulations! You Are Hired.
Appendix A: Buzzwords.
Appendix B: Legal Assistant and Paralegal Schools.
Appendix C: Legal Assistant and Paralegal Associations.
Appendix D: Bibliography.
About the Author.
Index.

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