How Can Your Law Firm Improve Onboarding?

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Onboarding is a concept many companies and employment specialists are talking about. How your new staff member experiences their first few days will inform how they feel about their job and your firm throughout the time they work for you. So, it is important that you’re able to create a strong and positive onboarding experience…

How Does Continuing Law Education Help Your Career Path?

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An investment into a career in law isn’t always the fastest or least expensive option, but those who are part of the industry do often feel a sort of calling. But that doesn’t mean you can get a law degree or become a paralegal and feel that everything will fall into place. There are a…

Improve Client Communication Through Video Conferencing

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We are well into the 21st century, and for many law firms, it means embracing modern technology is an important ingredient for success. Have you considered the use of video conferencing? Legal offices are utilizing this option to improve client communications in a way that was previously unavailable. If you haven’t thought about using video…

How a Background in Cyber Security Can Boost Your Legal Career

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Cyber security and internet hacking threats are a big issue for many corporations today. Did you know that having a technology background in cyber security can give you an edge in your legal career? Because of increased concerns about the legal issues surrounding cyber security this kind of background is in high demand among lawyers…

Legal Market Trends in 2013

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With many changes in the legal field over the last several years, experts are seeing some very specific trends in the industry. They are noticing that clients are more selective about which law firms they use for which services. When you’re looking to add legal staff to your firm it may be important to understand…

Networking to Advance Your Legal Career

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Networking is often described as the best way to find a new job. However, not everyone loves to get out and socialize in this way. In order to network successful it is a good idea to have a plan and strategy in place. Lawyers and law students should pay special attention to networking opportunities that…

What an Informational Interview Can Do for You

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Lawyers and law students should always be making new contacts. It is a good idea to connect with individuals at formal events, build relationships on social media, and volunteer in your community. Once you make these connections what do you do with them? Consider conducting informational interviews. Here are five steps to learning more about…