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Building Your Network for Success
Posted on 29 Feb 2012 by Tom Kane

A referral network does not just happen. Like everything else in legal marketing, it takes work. William Melater, the Dis-Associate contributing author on Attorney at Work , tells us that it doesn't matter where you went to school or your class rank... Read More

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Networking to Get—and Keep—Your Law Firm Job
Posted on 7 Apr 2012 by Rachel Marx

The number one way to land a legal job-or any job, for that matter-is through networking. Whether you're on the hunt for your first position or looking to make a lateral move, honing your networking skills and taking advantage of networking opportunities... Read More

Networking in Six Minutes or Less
Posted on 10 Apr 2012 by Rachel Marx

Last week, more than 100 attorneys and other legal professionals congregated at the New York City Bar Association for its first Speed Networking event. Much like speed dating, speed networking matches participants with the types of individuals they most... Read More

Do YOUR Networking Plans Require Real People?
Posted on 2 Jun 2011 by Ed Poll

Thanks to the social media phenomenon - LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and the rest - some lawyers may think they're doing all the networking they need on the Internet. After all, when you invite other business associates to be part of your online... Read More

Building and Tracking Your Network
Posted on 11 Jul 2011 by Keith Lee, Esq.

A large part of being productive is actually having something to work on . As a new associate, this will usually mean that people are piling matters in your inbox for you to handle. But maybe not. There are an abundance of stories out involving associates... Read More

Eight Reasons Why Lawyers Resist Effective Networking--How to Show Your True Value
Posted on 27 Sep 2012 by Chelsea Callanan

Job searching today is different than in the past for lawyers - find news ways to show that you stand out as a good investment for employers. Grappling with the job search process? Wrap your mind around the paradox of legal job searches in the current... Read More

Network Your Way Through Law School
Posted on 23 Aug 2011 by Mary Kate Sheridan

Toss the apple aside and get your head out of those books - building your professional future requires more than exceptional grades. While being at the top of the class is an important criterion for many opportunities, standing out among a pile of high... Read More

Tags: networking

Career Planning: Building Your Professional Network
Posted on 27 Dec 2010 by Ronald W. Fox

Building Your Professional Network is part of our ongoing Career Planning Series with Ron Fox, Esq Now that you have focused on the type of position you are seeking, you will be able to provide clear guidance to those who want to help you. But setting... Read More

Remembering Names when Networking
Posted on 29 Mar 2012 by Vault.com

Of all the skills you need for networking, few are as basic as the simple art of remembering someone's name. And few things have the potential to seriously annoy people more if you happen to get it wrong. While we recently covered some options... Read More

How to Remember Names when Networking
Posted on 11 Mar 2012 by Vault.com

"It's on the tip of my tongue." Whichever company you work for, whatever industry you're in, there are always going to be more faces than you can possibly put a name to. Which makes for some awkward moments everywhere from the elevator... Read More

Tags: networking
  • Blog Post: Career Planning: Building Your Professional Network

    Building Your Professional Network is part of our ongoing Career Planning Series with Ron Fox, Esq Now that you have focused on the type of position you are seeking, you will be able to provide clear guidance to those who want to help you. But setting your goals, writing a resume, and having many...
  • Blog Post: Do YOUR Networking Plans Require Real People?

    Thanks to the social media phenomenon - LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and the rest - some lawyers may think they're doing all the networking they need on the Internet. After all, when you invite other business associates to be part of your online contact network, or they invite you, the creation...
  • Blog Post: Building and Tracking Your Network

    A large part of being productive is actually having something to work on . As a new associate, this will usually mean that people are piling matters in your inbox for you to handle. But maybe not. There are an abundance of stories out involving associates shut in their offices hoping that no one notices...
  • Blog Post: Network Your Way Through Law School

    Toss the apple aside and get your head out of those books - building your professional future requires more than exceptional grades. While being at the top of the class is an important criterion for many opportunities, standing out among a pile of high GPAs can be a battle. Below is some advice for building...
  • Blog Post: Building Your Network for Success

    A referral network does not just happen. Like everything else in legal marketing, it takes work. William Melater, the Dis-Associate contributing author on Attorney at Work , tells us that it doesn't matter where you went to school or your class rank. What does matter, if you are to "be successful...
  • Blog Post: How to Remember Names when Networking

    "It's on the tip of my tongue." Whichever company you work for, whatever industry you're in, there are always going to be more faces than you can possibly put a name to. Which makes for some awkward moments everywhere from the elevator to the company holiday party, to chance encounters...
  • Blog Post: Remembering Names when Networking

    Of all the skills you need for networking, few are as basic as the simple art of remembering someone's name. And few things have the potential to seriously annoy people more if you happen to get it wrong. While we recently covered some options for what to do if you forget a name , the ideal scenario...
  • Blog Post: Networking to Get—and Keep—Your Law Firm Job

    The number one way to land a legal job-or any job, for that matter-is through networking. Whether you're on the hunt for your first position or looking to make a lateral move, honing your networking skills and taking advantage of networking opportunities is essential. But don't think you're...
  • Blog Post: Networking in Six Minutes or Less

    Last week, more than 100 attorneys and other legal professionals congregated at the New York City Bar Association for its first Speed Networking event. Much like speed dating, speed networking matches participants with the types of individuals they most want to meet based on profiles filled out before...
  • Blog Post: Eight Reasons Why Lawyers Resist Effective Networking--How to Show Your True Value

    Job searching today is different than in the past for lawyers - find news ways to show that you stand out as a good investment for employers. Grappling with the job search process? Wrap your mind around the paradox of legal job searches in the current economy In today's job market, many law...