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Paralegal Resume 101: How to Stand Out from the Competition

Paralegal Resume 101: How to Stand Out from the Competition
The latest edition of The Paralegal Voice, “Paralegal Resume 101: How to Stand Out from the Competition,” co-hosted by Vicki Voisin and me, is now available at Legal Talk Network.
Is your resume up to par? Will it rise to the top in a stack of other paralegals’ applications? On this edition, Vicki and I present a 101 course about paralegal resumes. We share our own experiences preparing and reviewing resumes, offer suggestions for handling the “no experience” issue for newcomers to the field, discuss the recommended formats for paralegal resumes, and provide tips to distinguish yourself from the pack of competitors for every job.
Also in this episode:
  1. Golden Rules for resumes
  2. The hosts’ resume pet peeves
  3. Resume resources
  4. LinkedIn tips
  5. Vicki’s practice tip and Lynne’s social media tip
Internet resources and links mentioned during the podcast:

The Paralegal Voice also thanks its sponsor: NALA…The Association of Paralegals and Legal Assistants.
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Contact Info:

Lynne J. DeVenny, N.C. State Bar Certified Paralegal

Owner & Virtual Paralegal, DeVenny Paralegal Services

Email: lynne.devenny[at]gmail.com

Telephone: 336-582-0003

Inquiries are welcome, with free quotes available.

Meet Lynne:

Lynne DeVenny is a North Carolina State Bar Certified Paralegal with over 27 years of experience working on complex litigation cases, including medical malpractice, personal injury, workers’ compensation, and Social Security disability.

Disclosure: I am not a lawyer and cannot provide legal representation or legal advice.

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