April 09, 2010

Networking Event Etiquette

When attending networking functions, it’s crucial that you put your best foot forward. Etiquette International provides a rundown of making an appropriate appearance, approaching the hors d’oeuvres line, and handling tricky food situations. The article Cocktail Party Panache can be found here.

With regard to dressing for the event, take a look at our earlier post on attire for holiday socials. Though it may not be the holiday season, these guidelines are applicable for most networking circumstances.

April 08, 2010

Reinvesting in Your Job Search

Last year around this time, The Employment Blawg posted an article on jump-starting your job search. Though not geared directly at the law field, there are some valuable tips about approaching a job search efficiently and strategies to keep you motivated. The article is available here.

March 10, 2010

MARCH 15: Guest Speaker from the Ohio Association for Justice.

Are you are thinking about starting your own practice? Considering going out on your own? Maybe you have a job opportunity with a plaintiff’s firm, or one that includes plaintiff personal injury practice. OAJ (Ohio Association for Justice) is an organization of Plaintiffs attorneys, who pool their talents and resources to assist one another, share information, put on top notch CLE programs, have a great annual convention, influence legislation, write amicus briefs and otherwise further their clients interest. Why start from scratch when you can have 1,400 colleagues watching your back? OAJ members are involved in a wide variety of practice areas, including: Consumer Law, Products Liability, Workers Compensation, Negligence Law, Family Law, Medical Malpractice, Employment Law, Personal Injury, Social Security, Insurance Law, and Much More! Join Paul Grieco from OAJ in a discussion about OAJ resources. 12PM in A57. For more information see, www.oajustice.org.