Paralegal Success

Paralegal Success : Going from Good to Great in the New Century

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For courses in Introduction to Paralegalism.Based on the principle that students are in charge of their own careers, this text provides an insider's look at the paralegal profession-helping new students feel knowledgeable about the environment in which they will practice the skills they are learning. It focuses on concrete examples of behaviors that promote success, and on real-life solutions to real-life problems on the paralegal job front. There is a focus on skill development through stimulating class discussions, showing they are critical to the future success of the paralegal movement.
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  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 203.7 x 254.3 x 16.3mm | 635.04g
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 0130951935
  • 9780130951939

Table of contents

1. Going from Good to Great: What's the Big Deal? 2. From Bookbag to Briefcase: Planning Your Job Search. 3. Time to Get the Job. 4. Your First Day on the Job. 5. Tuesday. 6. Your First Month: A Solid Start. 7. Making the Team and Organizing Your Work Life. 8. Probation Ends. 9. Dealing with Difficulties and Boosting Your Own Morale. 10. Happy Anniversary. 11. FAQs and Secrets of Success. 12. Effective Change and Promoting Your Goals within the Firm. 13. Back to School: Continuing Education. 14. Law Office Politics. 15. A Successful Paralegal's Almanac. 16. Your Five Year Plan and Other Career-Buildering Files. 17. The Evolution of Paralegal Careers Inside the Firm. 18. Cross Over Hits. 19. Compulsory Computers and other High-Tech Help. 20. Family, Health, and Happiness. 21. Sampler of Superstars. 22. Special Performances and Developing Your Own Area of Expertise. A. Glossary. B. Forms and Time Sheets. C. Professional Standards. D. Books and Web Sites to Check Out.
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