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Resume Strategies for Alternative Legal Careers and How to Appear for Such Interviews

The magic of modern technology, combined with some crafty techniques, can enable you to transform your resume into one that can cross legal lines (so to speak). You must first realize that your resume is not a passive list of the jobs you have held- it is a marketing tool.

It should not look like the application you filled out to get admitted to the bar or an employment application. Yes, you do need to be 100 percent honest. And yes, you do need titles, dates, responsibilities, etc. But the rest is up to you. As you will see, how and where you place your experience on a resume, and how you describe it, can have a profound effect on the reader. You have the power to emphasize what you want, phrasing your descriptions in language that will “grab” the interviewer’s attention. Read more …

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