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Are You Pretty Enough for Your Job?

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Your Hidden Weapons. By Chere B. Estrin. Some time back, I was on the cover of a legal trade publication. I was so excited. The editor wanted to portray me as a fortune teller predicting the future of the legal industry.

Roger Royse: 5 Things You Need To Become A Top Lawyer In Your Field

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An Interview with Chere Estrin. Exposure. It does little good to be a Top Lawyer if nobody knows about it. This can happen organically because word of good legal work will get around and will beget more legal work. Whether it happens by accident or design, Top Lawyers are known.

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Top Lawyers: Sheila Murphy of Focus Forward Consulting On The 5 Things You Need To Become A Top Lawyer In Your Specific Field of Law

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An Interview With Chere Estrin. Lawyers must be able to be strong advocates for themselves, as well as their clients.

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Top Lawyers: Randy Zelin of Cornell University Law School On The 5 Things You Need To Become A Top Lawyer In Your Specific Field of Law

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An Interview With Chere Estrin. Be empathetic. Put yourself in the client’s shoes. Have you ever been a client? Wouldn’t you want your call returned; your matter attended to? Wouldn’t you want to understand what’s happening in advance of it happening? Wouldn’t you want to feel cared for and secure?

A Master's Guide to B2B: How Listening to Your Customers Can Grow Your Business

Speaker: Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation & Michele Bettinazzi, Customer Experience Manager at PeakMade Real Estate

Improved marketing conversion, happy customers, and faster growth - that’s only three things that can be accomplished by just listening to your customers. Customer feedback is an extremely invaluable tool to keeping retention high, attracting new business, and improving the general operations of your business. The question is - how do you capture all this? Join Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation & Michele Bettinazzi, Customer Experience Manager at PeakMade Real Estate, for this essential discussion on the ins and outs of brokering the optimal customer interaction.

How to Become a Virtual Legal Assistant

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Is there a brand new career just waiting for you? What exactly is a Virtual Assistant or VA? Simply put, a VA is someone who works remotely, online whether from their home or office. They are independent contractors or employees who work and use technology to deliver services.

Top Lawyers: Stacey A. Giulianti of the Florida Peninsula Insurance Company On The 5 Things You Need To Become A Top Lawyer In Your Specific Field of Law

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An Interview With Chere Estrin. T he legal field is known to be extremely competitive. Lawyers are often smart, ambitious, and highly educated. That being said, what does it take to stand out and become a “Top Lawyer” in your specific field of law?

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How Bad is it ….

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Avoid these common mistakes & increase your chances getting job offer! We all make mistakes. However, there are degrees of mistakes, some very bad , some, well, not so bad. Here are 5 scenarios that might sound familiar to you: How bad is it too… 1.

Has your boss fallen out of love with you?

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Brutally honest signs there’s trouble in paradise. By Chere B. Estrin. Does this sound familiar? You landed your dream job at a firm that promotes from within, has given you a salary that surpasses anything you have ever received and has all the same values you have ever sought in a position.

How one paralegal made the Bestseller list and got on national TV

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. Meet Jamie Collins, award winning best selling author, national TV guest and yes, Senior Paralegal. I am Jessica: A Survivor’s Powerful Story of Healing and Hope. Unbelievable. Sometimes there are success stories that simply make you fall out of your chair.

Negative Reviews & Online Feedback Happens - But Where Do You Go From Here?

Speaker: Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation and Jeremy Shubitz, Director of Marketing at Bosley

Responding to online negative feedback can be challenging. What should you say? What should you not say? Should you even respond? In today's, your customers will be not only your biggest advocates but also your biggest critics. However, negative feedback can offer actionable insights to build a stronger product and customer experience.

Is It Time to Steal One of Those Surprising Job Titles?

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HR Manager, attorney, paralegal, marketing manager, may describe your role but it sure ain’t fun. By Chere B. Estrin. COVID-19 has led a lot of people to search for a brand new position.

Are You Riding the Horse in the Direction It Is Going?

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How inability to change can bust your career. by Chere B. Estrin. COVID 19. It is, or was here, and it may never, or might, go away. It’s the great unknown. To say that this horrendous virus brought significant changes to our work and personal lives is clearly underrating it.

Are You Doing Work You Won’t Get Promoted For?

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Have you ever noticed that colleagues around you were getting promoted or moving on to higher level positions and you were not? And yet, you know that you are just as qualified, if not more than they are?

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5 Tips for Making Recruiters Your Best Friend and Career Miracle Worker

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. Recruiters can be your best ally in developing your career. It’s that time again. We struggle as to whether it’s time to change jobs, hang in there or be thankful we’re in the best firm in the world. Well, maybe the best. OK, the best so far.

Dominate Your Local Market With These 4 Reputation Management Strategies

Speaker: Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation, & Lindsay Harrison, Marketing Coordinator, Grand Pacific Resorts

Did you know that 4 out of 5 consumers use local search and 88% use smartphones for those searches? With that in mind, I think it's safe to say your online presence is the silver bullet of your business. Think about the revenue you could be missing by not prioritizing local search optimization. Fortunately, there are a handful of steps you can take right now that will immediately impact your business's pace in local search, and we're happy to share them.

How Legal Secretarial Roles Are Evolving in Big Law | The Legal Intelligencer

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Legal Secretaries are being phased out and now look very differently. Is your job next? This article is a great read – Chere Estrin. The older, traditional role of a legal secretary is pretty much gone, said one industry observer.

Tips for Job Seekers and Employers:

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For those of you seeking a dynamic new job: Do not use a resume that is “one size fits all”. Tailor your resume to the job description. Employers will not imagine that you have had the right responsibilities for the job if it is not on the resume.

To do list.

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Every Legal Professional's To Do List Wear mask. Ride the horse in the direction it is going. Social distance. There was too much huggy, kissy stuff anyway. Wash hands over and over and over. Use hand lotion to restore your youthful dewy look.

The Estrin Report has a new location!

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The Estrin Report is moving to a new domain and a new blogging platform. From TypePad to WordPress.

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A CHRO’s Perspective on Substance Use in the Workplace: Supportive Strategies to Help Your Workforce Thrive

Speaker: Smita Das, MD, PhD, MPH, Medical Director, Psychiatry and Naj Wright, MBA, C-Suite HR Executive

Through advances in technology and access to care, managers can be empowered to serve as the front line of defense to help identify employee AUD and SUD concerns before they escalate. Understanding AUD and SUD, and providing tools for your workforce to overcome the challenges that they pose, is key to fostering strong mental health at work. Join us for this important how-to discussion.

Are You Doing Work You Won’t Get Promoted For?

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Have you ever noticed that colleagues around you were getting promoted or moving on to higher level positions and you were not? And yet, you know that you are just as qualified, if not more than they are?

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Tips for Job Seekers and Employers:

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For those of you seeking a dynamic new job: Do not use a resume that is “one size fits all”. Tailor your resume to the job description. Employers will not imagine that you have had the right responsibilities for the job if it is not on the resume.

7 Steps for Turning Uncertainty into Transformative Opportunity

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"Once there was a young woman who heard that an old wise woman had the secret of wisdom. The young woman was determined to track the old woman down. After traveling many months, the young woman found the old woman in a cave.

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9 Passive-Aggressive Email Phrases You Are Probably Using

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You might have noticed some of your bosses and colleagues and friends getting somewhat, well, downright testy during this Coronavirus time. No wonder!

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Building a 5-Star Online Reputation for Your Business

Speaker: Brent Werbeck, GetMoreReviews Co-Founder

Trying to figure out how to turn your happy customer’s comments into 5 star reviews may seem like a daunting task. From internal feedback to Google reviews, what is "really" the way to go? Join Brent Werbeck, Co-Founder of Get More Reviews, in this discussion of how to foster and grow your business's 5-star online reputation.

Are You Riding the Horse in the Direction It Is Going?

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How inability to change can bust your career. by Chere B. Estrin. COVID 19. It is, or was here, and it may never, or might, go away. It’s the great unknown. To say that this horrendous virus brought significant changes to our work and personal lives is clearly underrating it.

The Fate Of Midsize Firms In A Post-Pandemic World

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Law firms leaders quickly learned that a willingness to adopt new technologies into their firms was a requirement for survival during the pandemic. Article By NICOLE BLACK on April 29, 2021 at 12:45 PM Originally published on AboveTheLaw.

The Fate Of Midsize Firms In A Post-Pandemic World

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Law firms leaders quickly learned that a willingness to adopt new technologies into their firms was a requirement for survival during the pandemic. Article By NICOLE BLACK on April 29, 2021 at 12:45 PM Originally published on AboveTheLaw.

Are Paralegals Meant to Survive This Decade?

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Is there a bright future for Paralegals? The Bureau of Labor Statistics is out with their 2020 Occupational Outlook for Paralegals and Legal Assistants. Bottom line – it’s not a bad time to be in, or to be getting into, a paralegal or legal assistant position*.

Process Serving Made Easy: Serve in All 50 States Using One Platform

Speaker: PROOF

PROOF has revolutionized service of process. Using our online platform, create serve requests nationwide and receive live updates with mapped verification of each attempt. PROOF’s technology provides users with complete transparency from start to finish.

One of my favorite stories ever.

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You just have to appreciate this one. Young people forget that old people had a career before they retired. Charley, a new retiree-greeter at WalMart, just couldn't seem to get to work on time. Every day he was 5, 10, 15 minutes late.

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In the Face of Tragedy

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An open letter: I am sure all of you are aware of the terrible fires raging in the West.

Tips for Job Seekers and Employers

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Tips for Job Seekers and Employers: For those of you seeking a dynamic new job: Do not use a resume that is “one size fits all”. Tailor your resume to the job description. Employers will not imagine that you have had the right responsibilities for the job if it is not on the resume.

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Tips for Job Seekers and Employers

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Tips for Job Seekers and Employers: For those of you seeking a dynamic new job: Do not use a resume that is “one size fits all”. Tailor your resume to the job description. Employers will not imagine that you have had the right responsibilities for the job if it is not on the resume.

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Wills, Trusts, and Estates: The Essentials of Wealth Management

Speaker: Vi Pham, Attorney at Law

Wealth management is a guaranteed practice: as paralegals, it's essential that you know the complexities of wealth management in order to ensure that your client's rights are protected to their fullest extent. Join Vi Pham, Attorney and educator, in this exclusive webinar that will leave you feeling brushed up and ready. This seminar meets the requirements of the NALA Certifying Board for continuing legal education credit required to maintain the CP (Certified Paralegal) credential.

The World is Temporarily Closed: Communication, Onsite Work and Pandemic Productivity

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The following is one attorney's view of how the pandemic has affected his work. Not everyone is having the same experience. There are some very scary stories out there, lots of successes, too many halls of shame and finally, acceptance. Here is Ted Wells, litigation attorney in Los Angeles.

Are Paralegals Meant to Survive This Decade?

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Is there a bright future for Paralegals? The Bureau of Labor Statistics is out with their 2020 Occupational Outlook for Paralegals and Legal Assistants. Bottom line – it’s not a bad time to be in, or to be getting into, a paralegal or legal assistant position*.

Are Paralegals Meant to Survive This Decade?

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Is there a bright future for Paralegals? The Bureau of Labor Statistics is out with their 2020 Occupational Outlook for Paralegals and Legal Assistants. Bottom line – it’s not a bad time to be in, or to be getting into, a paralegal or legal assistant position*.

Trusts & Estate Planning Paralegal Position

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Are you seeking a new position? Our client, a global law firm, is seeking an experienced Trusts & Estate Planning Paralegal for its Los Angeles. You will work with very high-wealth clients in high profile roles.