Thursday, February 28, 2013

Surviving the Workplace Transition: Tips from NALA

How do you transition from school to the workplace – and survive once you are there?

On this edition of The Paralegal Voice, Vicki Voisin welcomes Elizabeth H. Nellis, ACP and Beverly A. Pace, ACP, NALA members and producers of NALA’s Professional Identity Project.

Vicki and her guests talk about the purpose of the Professional Identity Project, its availability as a free resource, and how it will benefit everyone from the paralegal student to the experienced paralegal.

Discussion includes the outlook for the professional profession and the challenges paralegals face.  Also in this episode:
  • The most important characteristics you must have to work as a paralegal;
  • The latest trends in the paralegal profession;
  • Do’s and Don’ts for drafting a great resume;
  • Tips for your job interviews;
  • Tips for surviving in the legal workplace;
  • How to dress for your job;
  • Why it’s important to be a “bitch buster”
  • And more!
Be sure to follow these links to access the program, as well as Internet resources and links mentioned during the project.

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The Paralegal Voice also thanks its sponsor: NALA...The Association of Paralegals and Legal Assistants.

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