Explore how volunteer work and pro bono legal services help you share and strengthen your skills while broadening your network and gaining recognition and respect.
Archives for September 2015
Tune in to learn the four steps in an alternative career search; do’s and don’ts in looking for a new role; overcoming stereotypes about lawyers/avoiding assumptions; and articulating and advocating about your transferable skills.
Studying for the bar exam is a marathon, not a sprint. You need to get into condition to achieve your best performance. Check out these tips from BARBRI President Mike Sims and new lawyers who successfully prepared for and passed their bar exams.
Learn how to achieve a better work/life balance and build your resilience to enjoy both work and life.
In an adversarial profession, attorneys must learn how to handle and diffuse tough interactions. Explore the triggers which cause people to react aggressively to bad news and how to anticipate or temper it.
ABA Career Advice Series moderator Kathy Morris answers career questions every Monday on the Under Advisement website at www.underadvisement.com. Q: Are there common mistakes people make in interviews? A: Aside from the obvious ones like being late, calling the person the wrong name, having your phone ring, using inappropriate language, or talking out of turn […]
Learn how to use social media to enhance your professional presence, build your network, complement your work, and assist in your job hunt.
Tune in to learn how to effectively communicate your value to a potential employer during an interview and turn pointed questions into opportunities to shine. Don’t miss this chance to have a law firm hiring partner and a legal search professional coach you on how to interview wisely and well.
Find out how to distinguish yourself from other candidates in an interview with the right questions and answers.
Get tips on trying cases, making the right impression in the courtroom, and overcoming obstacles in the courtroom.