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…

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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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