Career Tips: How to Advance in the Paralegal Profession

Career Tips: How to Advance in the Paralegal Profession

The latest edition of The Paralegal Voice, “Career Tips: How to Advance in the Paralegal Profession” co-hosted by Lynne DeVenny and me, is now available at Legal Talk Network.

Want some tips from the experts about how to get ahead in the paralegal profession?

On this edition of
The Paralegal Voice, Lynne and I are joined by
NALA President, Karen McGee, ACP and Charlsye Smith Diaz, Ph.D., as they take a look at career development and how to advance in the paralegal profession. We cover key topics including creating professional resumes, obtaining professional certification, and networking at CLE programs.
Also in this episode:

  • New ways that NALA is serving the paralegal profession
  • Why having a quality professional resume is vital
  • How employers read resumes
  • The most important parts of a professional resume – and what to leave out
  • More resume writing tips
  • Alternate career paths for paralegals
  • The advantages of NALA’s Advanced Paralegal Certification
  • Vicki’s practice tip and Lynne’s social media tip

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MP3 Link
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http://legaltalkmedia.com/LTN/PLV/PLV_102511_CareerDevelopment.mp3

Internet resources and links mentioned during the podcast:
NALA, http://www.nala.org/Default.aspx

NALA’s Advanced Paralegal Certification program,
http://www.nala.org/apc.aspx

NALA’s 37th Annual Meeting & Summer Institutes,
http://www.nala.org/anmtnmembers.aspx

CLE Gift for NALA Active Members,
http://www.nala.org/NalaNews21.aspx

Job Search Blueprint (The Paralegal Mentor),
http://paralegalmentor.com/job-search-blueprint/

Useit.com,
http://www.useit.com/

Linkedin,
http://www.linkedin.com/

The Paralegal Society blog,
http://theparalegalsociety.wordpress.com/

The Paralegal Voice also thanks its sponsors: Redact-It, Above All Legal, and NALA…The Association of Paralegals and Legal Assistants.
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