May 14, 2009

LawLink - the Attorney Network

LawLink was launched a couple of years ago as a LinkedIn type tool exclusively for lawyers and law students. It does take some time to launch your initial profile, so if you join, you should definitely plan to spend an hour or so at it. And have a professional headshot ready to upload -- it will help you put the icing on the cake.

May 12, 2009

Recession Recovery Career Series

The Chicago Bar Association will be presenting the American Bar Association's Recession Recovery Career Series, beginning May 19th, with sessions running through June. Topics will include: How to Sell Yourself: Developing the Perfect Pitch, Solotions: Overcoming the Obstacles of Going and Being Solo in a Down Economy, Recession-Proof Yourself: Take Control in a Down Economy, and Staying Positive in a Down Economy: Beyond the "Group Hug." For more details, and to register today, visit here.

May 11, 2009

Managing a Career Transition

NALP and ALI-ABA teamed up to bring you a podcast of a presentation by Marcia Pennington Shannon and Susan G. Manch of Shannon & Manch LLP on Managing a a Career Transition in Tough Times. This free resource addresses both lawyers and 3Ls who are currently seeking employment.