Tag Archives: Social Media

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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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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Professional Development: Being Civilized in a High Tech World

Reposted from Law Journal Newsletters  (click here to access original article) Interesting thing about etiquette – it constantly changes to keep up with society, technology, and new business philosophies. When I started doing etiquette training in the mid-1990s, the typical program focused on good manners and business protocol. Fast-forward to the new millennium.  Now I […]

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Seven Steps to a Successful Job Search

Reposted from Forbes.com (click for original article) Know Your Strengths (and Weaknesses) It is important to be honest with yourself about exactly what skills you possess. This is the time to take a long, hard look at your work history to determine what your experience really includes. If you do not have a long work […]

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Good Grammar Should Be Everyone’s Business

Reposted from Harvard Business Review (click for original article) Today [March 4] is National Grammar Day, a reminder that good grammar is instrumental in conveying ideas with clarity, professionalism, and precision. Even so, the informality of e-mail, texting, and tweeting has crept deep into company communications. It is not uncommon to hear a coworker make […]

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Quick Fixes For 3 Problems With Your Online Presence

Reposted from careerealism.com (click for original article) Living in the modern world, one’s online presence is a key part of their identity – especially in the entertainment business. When someone’s name is mentioned in conversation, people turn to the Internet to find out more about that person. Who are they? What have they done? They […]

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Year’s Best Marketing Advice: Be Authentic

Reposted from attorneyatwork.com (click for original article) When I think about the changes to social media and social networking in the past year, a variety of changes come to mind. Facebook acquired Instagram. Twitter added cover photos. LinkedIn launched new company pages. Google integrated Google+ into search results and added Communities. The list goes on. Sure, we […]

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Help! My First Semester Law School Grades are Really Bad.

Reposted from The Girl’s Guide to Law School (click for original article) Okay, you’re getting your first semester law school grades back and they’re — shall we say — not exactly what you’d hoped for. What now? First, don’t panic. Things are probably better than you think. Unless your grades are consistently at the very […]

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