Job Placement Strategies for Paralegals / Edition 1

Job Placement Strategies for Paralegals / Edition 1

by Margaret E. Pickard
     
 

ISBN-10: 1418040088

ISBN-13: 9781418040086

Pub. Date: 10/01/2007

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Job Placement Strategies for Paralegals is a job search guidebook for paralegal students and professionals. This practical workbook outlines placement skills and strategies for helping job seekers find a position in the fast growing paralegal profession. The book offers effective tools and strategies to help paralegals prepare a professional resume and cover…  See more details below

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Job Placement Strategies for Paralegals is a job search guidebook for paralegal students and professionals. This practical workbook outlines placement skills and strategies for helping job seekers find a position in the fast growing paralegal profession. The book offers effective tools and strategies to help paralegals prepare a professional resume and cover letter, find job opportunities in the private and public sector, win over prospective employers in the job interview, and evaluate job offers, including salary, bonus structure, and benefits packages. The guide includes a detailed resume worksheet that will direct job seekers in preparing and customizing a resume for a successful job search. Specific interview questions, including the dreaded "zinger" questions are set forth with winning answers provided. This essential resource will help paralegals in all stages of their careers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781418040086
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
10/01/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents


1. Getting the Job You Want. 2. The Role of a Paralegal in the Legal Profession. 3. Effective Resume Writing Tips. 4. Getting Started Building Your Resume. 5. Everyone's An Expert: Good, Bad, and Mediocre Resumes. 6. Introducing Your Resume with a Cover Letter. 7. Making a Good First Impression: Cover Letter Samples. 8. Job Search Techniques: Where to Start. 9. Get Wired: Finding On-Line Job Opportunities. 10. Preparing for the Interview: The Final Stage. 11. The Interview: The Final Stage. 12. Closing the Deal: The Offer Phase. 13. A Final Note: Ethical Considerations for Freelance Paralegals. Appendix A: Ethical Guidelines for Paralegals.

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