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“One surprise about my new job is: I’m expected to vacuum.” ~ Michigan legal assistant Ivy Jiggens talks about starting over in the legal field and taking a $20,000 a year pay cut, after accepting a buyout from her former newspaper employer.
Jiggens gives insightful answers to Michigan State University visiting journalist Joe Grimm’s career questions, and talks about the reality of starting over in the paralegal field as a second career. She’s working on a second bachelor’s degree in Eastern Michigan University’s ABA-approved paralegal studies program at night, while working full-time as a legal assistant.
Are any of you expected to vacuum – or do windows?
Source: PoynterOnline Related Post: Stuff They Never Told Us We’d Have to Do in Paralegal School