Excellence in the Workplace, Legal and Life Skills in a Nutshell

Authors: Kavanagh, Kay / Nailon, Paula
Edition: 2nd
Copyright Date: 2018
  • Publication Date: January 12th, 2018
  • ISBN: 9781634607766
  • Subject: Career Success
  • Series: Nutshells
  • Type: Overviews
  • Description: A people-skills book for new lawyers, law students, paralegals, and pre-law students. Identifies skills lawyers need; addresses getting practical lawyering skills and help you need—on the job and in law school. Chapters on emotional intelligence, diversity, meetings, time management, managing writing and research assignments, meeting with clients, working with your supervisor, supervising others. How to get feedback, cope with stress and conflict, seek balance, master public speaking and oral communication. Addresses the first day, shyness, meals, dress, cultural differences, networking, judgment, values, ethics, e-mail, and e-professionalism, building a career plan, career office resources, deciding if a job is right for you, negotiating salary, law firm economics, managing money. Advice from employers, insights from students. Excellent advice for new professionals in any field.