Paralegals and Legal Assistants
Job Hunting : A Practical Manual for Job-hunters and Career-changers
Although lawyers assume ultimate responsibility for legal work, they often delegate many of their tasks to paralegals. In fact, paralegals-also called legal assistants-are continuing to assume new responsibilities in legal offices and perform many of the same tasks as lawyers. Nevertheless, they are explicitly prohibited from carrying out duties considered to be within the scope of practice of law, such as setting legal fees, giving legal advice, and presenting cases in court. This book gives you good solid advice and great strategies for getting interviews and landing the job as Paralegals and Legal Assistants. To Prepare for the Job this book tells you: - The training and education needed - Earnings - Expected job prospects - The jobs activities and responsibilities - Working conditions To Land the Job, it gives you the hands-on and how-tos insight on: - Finding Opportunities - the best places to find them - Writing Unbeatable Resumes and Cover Letters - Acing the Interview - What to Expect From Recruiters - How employers hunt for Job-hunters.... and More This book offers excellent, insightful advice for everyone from entry level to senior professionals. None of the other such career guides compare with this one. It stands out because it: 1. Explains how the people doing the hiring think, so that you can win them over on paper and then in your interview; 2. Is filled with useful cheat and work -sheets; 3. Explains every step of the job-hunting process - from little known ways for finding openings to getting ahead on the job. This book covers everything. Whether you are trying to get your first Job or move up in the system, get this book.
[Newstead, Qld.] : [Emereo], [2011?]
84 p. ; 23 cm.