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The 90 Minute Job Search Guide for Lawyers: A Book You Can Read in 90 Minutes by Erin C Coleman

The 90 Minute Job Search Guide for Lawyers: A Book You Can Read in 90 Minutes

by Erin C Coleman

150 pages
Job search guide with advice, resources, and forms.

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About the Book
The 90 Minute Job Search Guide for Lawyers is a good, quick resource covering the basics of a legal job search for the busy attorney or law student—busy in his or her career as well as other aspects of his or her life. This book is for those who do not have the time or maybe just don’t have the desire to read 300 or more pages. Getting a new job is often another job in itself and can be time-consuming, taking the three free hours a day the legal job searcher may have in the day. If you have only three free hours in the day, wouldn’t you rather spend 90 minutes reading a job search guide instead of the entire three hours?

You will discover:

• Where to find jobs in the legal field
• What to do if you have been laid off
• What you should know before searching for a job
• How to network and how to conduct informational interviews
• How to draft, and examples of, a cover letter, a resume, references, a thank you letter, an acceptance letter, and a resignation letter
• Various aspects of the interview from what to wear to possible interview questions that you may be asked and possible interview questions that you could ask
• How to handle the salary question
• Information about the alternative career job search
• Information about temporary and contract work
• Helpful appendices that cover everything from Internet Web sites and newspapers that contain job openings, possible informational interview questions, possible interview questions, resources for an academic job search, to agencies that provide legal contract work and information about legal recruiters

 

 

About the Author
Erin Coleman, an attorney and writer, knows about the legal job search from being a former Assistant Director of Legal Career Services and from her own job searches. During twelve years in the legal field, Erin has also been an associate, Senior Assistant City Attorney, Staff Attorney, and contract attorney.

 

 

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