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New and Notable: From Lemons To Lemonade In The New Legal Job Market

From Lemons To Lemonade In The New Legal Job Market: Winning Job Search Strategies For Entry-Level Attorneys by Richard L. Hermann
Call Number: KF297.H437 2012

If you are looking ahead to those days beyond law school with some trepidation, you might want to stop by the law library and check out from Lemons to Lemonade in the New Legal Job Market: Winning Job Search Strategies for Entry-Level Attorneys (January 2012) written by lawyer/law career counselor Richard Hermann. Hermann offers law students and new lawyers sure-fire strategies for cracking a difficult job market. The tips include ways to enhance your credentials to maximize job and career opportunities, and myriad effective job search techniques to improve your competitive status. Hermann provides insights to jobs outside the mainstream, including an extensive description of “hidden legal jobs” (those jobs that are not advertised through traditional means or not readily known to job seekers). The author provides specific advice in key topics such as networking, resume and letter writing, as well as an extensive appendix listing over 800 law-related jobs in various agencies, companies and branches of government.

The book is currently in “New Books” shelves (next to the reference help desk) with the call number: KF297 .H437 2012, later  it will be on the 4th floor. Come by and see for yourself!

From the Publisher:
Hermann offers law students and new lawyers sure-fire strategies for cracking the toughest job market in 80 years; tips on enhancing one’s credentials to maximize job and career opportunities; 21 effective job search techniques to improve one’s competitive status; and 800+ areas of employment inside, outside and around the traditional practice of law.

About the Author:
Richard L. Hermann is “…co-founder of Federal Reports Inc., AttorneyJobs.com, and Law Student Jobs Online, teaches Legal Career Management at Concord Law School.”


 

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