4 Tips to the Perfect Elevator Speech

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Have you heard of an elevator pitch? The idea became popular several years ago with a thought experiment that put you in an elevator with Oprah. If you only had 30 seconds to convey to her who you were, what would you say? You can apply an elevator speech to all aspects of your professional…

Do You Need a New LinkedIn Headline?

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Navigating LinkedIn is a skill that every professional should cultivate. For better or worse, this is the industry standard for online networking and everyone needs to ensure their profile has all the right information. So, have you considered your LinkedIn headline? This may be the most important field in the LinkedIn profile and many people…

Become More Productive in Your Legal Career

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Your legal career can be made or broken by your ability to stay organized and on top of tasks each week. But can you make a plan to become even more productive? There are some simple tricks you can use to enhance your overall productivity and performance and demonstrate to your employer that you’re a…

One Word Change Helps Your Networking

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Everyone knows that networking is the most important thing you can do for your career. Often, it is the connections you make that lead to a new position or experience. But networking can be a scary process, especially for those who might be shy or introverted. But there is one single thing you can change…

4 Tips for a Quiet Personality to Network in 2017

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Introverts know the problems with networking. And, in truth, even those who don’t have social anxiety can often be quiet and less intrusive in public than their extreme extrovert counterparts. So what can you do if you tend to fade into the background but want to network for your career in 2017? Before you get…

How Will Your Cover Letter Sell You in 2017?

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There has been a lot of conflicting opinions about cover letters over the years. For a while, they fell out of favor completely. But today, most experts believe that including a cover letter is an essential part of communicating your interest, experience, and narrative. All of this will help a potential employer see you as…

What Are You Doing Wrong on LinkedIn?

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You know you need to be on LinkedIn, but once you’re there, what should you do with it? Just having a profile won’t get you the advantages you need in your job search. Before you abandon your profile, consider the ways you may be missing the mark with your LinkedIn account. How can you improve…

You Got the Job Offer – What Should You Ask Now?

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You may think your job search is over once you get that job offer, but now is where the real work begins. We’re not talking about the actual work every day on the job, but the work to determine if this is a job you want to accept. What should you ask a company to…