Six ways to thank others that will inspire them to further help you and your career.
Discover the reasons to build relationships with legal professionals, convert brief conversations into long-term colleagues, and explore the power your connections can have in helping you achieve your goals. You’ll also gain tactics to raise your profile within your community and at your job.
If you’re an established lawyer, then you may already have a good sense of where you want to be in five, 10, or 20 years. If you’re a current law student, then you may not have even decided what type of law you want to practice. Regardless of your category—or whether you’re somewhere in between—now is the time for you to be thinking about your long-term career development.
To reach the top of the legal sector, you have to be more than a technically excellent lawyer. You also have to be an entrepreneur running a business called “You.” Like any entrepreneur, you’ll need to invest in that business. Give your investment time to grow so it will be ready when you need to draw on it. It’s never too late to start, but the sooner the better. And, ideally, as you rise in seniority, you’ll be able live off the interest of your investment.
Our most read article of 2015 offered five practical tips for growing and engaging your network.
We’re counting down our most read articles of 2015. At number two, Avery Blank offers tips on in-person networking.
Two things—your time and the power of yes—will go a long way in creating a reputation for yourself that will attract business and future referrals. Our third most read article of 2015.
Whether you love your job or are looking for a change, proactively investing in your professional development will prepare you for career transitions. The following tips will help you seize new opportunities when they present themselves and create opportunities when you need to do so.
Following these steps consistently will help you build your career and develop a respectable and professional brand that will be taken seriously both online and in person.
The dynamic nature of the Internet presents an ongoing challenge for lawyers. With the emergence of social media and other online networks, lawyers are confronted with a plethora of marketing options.
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.