But do you have to have a job already? A recent post at jobmouse.com reports that unemployment discrimination continues, with the National Employment Law Project recently revealing a new list of job postings requiring applicants to be currently employed. In plain language, you can’t get some jobs unless you have a job. One of the…

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I have been a paralegal for 15 years. I have considerable research and social media skills that I would like to direct toward helping a cause I’m passionate about. I’ve been an active volunteer for several local social service and civic organizations and have a broad network of contacts in the metro area. The development…

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When I saw “The Catch-All Cover Letter” written by a graduating Cornell senior, I thought I’d hit job application pay dirt for my readers. Which I kind of did, but only if you need a good belly laugh. For the newbies out there, read it, but don’t copy it. Repeat: don’t copy it just because…

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When I stumbled across “500 Positive Resume Action Verbs That Get Job Interviews,” I got kind of excited, because I usually review several resumes every week (thanks, y’all, for asking for my input, I try to combine tact with brutal honesty). I frequently suggest that legal job seekers use a functional skills format to sell…

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