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National Senior Citizens Law Center Free Webinar on Social Security

  Social Security Insurance Basics When: Tuesday, January 27, 2015 2 – 3:30 PM EDT Free – no CLE credit provided We will cover the basic eligibility rules for the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program which provides modest financial support for older people and people with disabilities who lack other resources. We will describe how […]

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Time and Stress Management Tip – #Tony Robbins

The following comments were originally posted at http://www.tonyrobbins.com/products/ The number-one skill that will allow you to succeed at anything (while minimizing stress) is the ability to take a variety of action items and group them together, orienting them toward a common intention and result. This is called “chunking.” Simply put, chunking is the process of […]

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2 New Resources in the Government Careers Section of PSJD’s Resource Center! #governmentjobs #publicdefendercareers

The 2014-2015 Federal Legal Employment Opportunities Guide (FLEOG) is now available for download on PSJD! FLEOG offers a broad-based review of different career opportunities and paths to employment for law students and graduates who are interested in federal legal careers. The 2014 Public Defender Handbook is now available. This publication is ideal for students looking […]

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E-Application Etiquette #electronicetiquette #electronicjobapplications

(Excerpt from the Guide to Drafting Effective Letters, available in the NSU Shepard Broad Law Center, Office of Career and Professional Development) Electronic job applications are becoming increasingly common and offer many potential benefits for candidates and employers alike. They also pose many challenges as well.  As more and more employers turn to online sources […]

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10 Keys to Summer Success

By Mary Crane Reposted with permission from Mary Crane. See original post here: Mary Crane’s eNewsletter The 2014 national survey of employers conducted by NACE (National Association of Colleges and Employers) confirms what many of us have long known: employers increasingly seek summer associates, interns and new hires who demonstrate a strong ability to work […]

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Ready, Set, Go: What Steps Should You Complete in an Exam before Starting the Questions?

Reposted from Law School Academic Support Blog See original post here: lawschool academicsupport Law students tell me repeatedly that they have two huge fears when they start an exam.  First, they fear drawing a total blank during the exam and not being able to remember even the basics.  Second, they fear messing up their time […]

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Spring Cleaning Your Social Media

Reprinted and edited – original topic found at the Culture and Manners Institute: http://www.cultureandmanners.com Living in sunny, warm Fort Lauderdale, Florida, we’ve certainly been spoiled lately!  Our temps have been in the 70’s and 80’s while much of the country is digging out from a severe winter with record low temperatures and snow fall.  As […]

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New job titles reflect economic challenges, changing career expectations for lawyers

Reposted from ABAJournal (original article here) By G.M. Filisko Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe touted a new job title in 2011 with career associates—attorneys working at about half the salary of traditional associates and not on a partnership track. Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton followed in August with department attorneys. They work like associates but at reduced […]

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