Thursday, September 29, 2011

Paralegal Resumes 101: How to Stand Out from the Competition

Is your resume up to par? Will it rise to the top in a stack of other paralegals’ applications?

Be sure to listen to the latest edition of The Paralegal Voice, “Paralegal Resumes 101: How to Stand Out from the Competition,” where Lynne DeVenny and I present a 101 course about paralegal resumes.

We share our own experiences preparing and reviewing resumes, offer suggestions for handling the “no experience” issue for newcomers to the field, discuss the recommended formats for paralegal resumes, and provide tips to distinguish yourself from the pack of competitors for every job.
Also in this episode:
  1. Golden Rules for resumes
  2. The hosts’ resume pet peeves
  3. Resume resources
  4. LinkedIn tips
  5. Vicki’s practice tip and Lynne’s social media tip
Internet resources and links mentioned during the podcast:
Job Search Blueprint (The Paralegal Mentor),
Introduction to and Expectations for Resumes (Purdue Online Writing Lab),
The Paralegal Voice is produced by Legal Talk Network and sponsored by NALA...The Association of Paralegals and Legal Assistants.
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