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Posted July 07, 2015 by

Online Education: Which Programs Are the Best and Worst to Choose From?

Are you considering an online education?  If so, you want to make sure you do your research so that you decide on the best program for you.  While there may be many programs available, some might be better than others depending on the career path you choose.  So, which online programs are said to be the best and worst?  Find out in the following infographic. (more…)

Posted March 13, 2015 by

Looking for a Career in Law? 4 College Options to Consider

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Serious lawyer make a closing statement in the court room. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

A career in law is not only a selective career path, but it is also plenty demanding. Despite that, it can also be very rewarding both personally and financially. Lawyers work in a variety of settings from private firms and government agencies to educational institutions and political organizations. While in college, you will need to do a lot of research to decide if the law is actually the right field for you. Here are some things that can help you decide: (more…)

Posted February 23, 2015 by

Five Careers to Consider Before Going to Law School

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Attorney at law sitting at desk holding pen with files with a card for Mediation. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Many students enter their college education with a plan for going to law school. The reasons for this decision vary, but many students intend to go to law school because they have a desire to help others and/or they like the salary prospects. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), lawyers make around $113,000 a year. However, in a study reported by the Washington Post, only about 30% of lawyers are actually happy in their profession. While being a lawyer is a good career—and certainly a necessary one in our society—law practice is not a good fit for everyone. Here are some great ideas in the field that might be a better fit for you: (more…)

Posted July 08, 2014 by

How Can Law School Graduates Obtain Law Work Experience?

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Smiling female law school graduate in university library, holding degree, diploma, or certificate. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

It is a fact that in most of the jurisdictions, the license is a must to give legal opinions and represent clients in court of law. As the legal industry is frequently firmly regulated, acquiring particular experience of lawyer work can be quite tricky. There are some jurisdictions that still allow legal apprenticeships, where an individual can work with the guidance of a lawyer who has a license, performing different duties that a legal representative would perform. In its place, there are many jurisdictions that require future attorneys to attend a law school and get knowledge about the actual lawyer’s work through internship programs, supervised clinics, and other means like work positions made available to graduate students while they are looking for license. (more…)

Posted November 07, 2013 by

Top Remote Entry Level Jobs

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Smiling man working from home on his laptop computer. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Those just leaving college are presented with a unique set of circumstances that generations past have not seen before. The job market is very much in flux, with traditional opportunities being criticized for having fewer openings than there are applicants. On the other hand, recent college graduates are more familiar with technology than generations past, offering a unique set of skills that employers are eager to acquire for their business. Many companies find that it is easier than ever to hire remote workers to take on a variety of tasks to help manage their business, which both increases productivity for businesses and employment opportunities for graduates. (more…)

Posted August 17, 2006 by

Paralegal Jobs at the Entry-Level

A truly useful site that we all know about, and is worth talking about again, is craigslist.org. Whoever thought of this gem is a genius and I am very grateful for their genius. How great is it to be able to specify your housing and job needs by city? Very nice indeed. This site can also help with the entry-level paralegal job search as well, and you’ll be glad you did it.
For your researching needs visit www.collegegrad.com and also newbie (for me) called soyouwanna.com, information is bountiful on entry-level paralegal jobs. Make sure to browse all the available sections. After that you are free to visit any host of sites that provide job search links for those interested in entry-level paralegal jobs. A couple of news ones I found, just to spice things up, is on MSN and the Execu/Search Group. Cities like New York, Boston, DC, (I even found something for Delaware) are highlighted a lot in entry-level paralegal job searches.
Execu/Search Group:
http://www.execu-search.com/legal_staffing_jobs.cfm