The week after Thanksgiving is generally a busy one, and it certainly was here at ABA Legal Career Central! Check out what happened this week below and register for next week’s free webinar, Enhancing Your Online Career Presence, with Harvard University’s Mark Weber, legal hiring expert Amanda Ellis and consultant Marina Sarmiento Feehan.
Here’s your weekly recap:
12 Tips for Growing Your Twitter Following
12 quick tips to grow your Twitter following, from Law Practice Today and digital strategist Nakia D. Hansen.
Law Students Need Professional Development, Too
Do law schools properly prepare students for the reality of day-to-day legal practice? The consensus – from recent graduates to veteran practitioners – appears to be no. However, some law schools are trying new approaches to providing practical training to future lawyers, and are finding ideas and inspiration from current practitioners.
Are New Lawyers Ready for the Job?
Law firms expect stagnant growth or layoffs over the next three years, yet most recent law school graduates believe they will find new attorney positions immediately or within six months of graduation. And when they begin their job search, newly minted lawyers are more confident about their abilities than are the attorneys who hire them…
ABA For Law Students Launches New Website
If you’re a law student, a massive new resource just launched at http://abaforlawstudents.com. Here’s an overview from ABA Law Student Division Chair Fabiani Duarte.