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LinkedIn and Your Job Search: Step One

While 90 million users may seem paltry relative to Facebook’s 500 million, LinkedIn offers a professional promise Facebook can’t touch: It can actually help you find and land a new position. In this two-part series, Wendy Werner gets you set up ...

Wendy Werner - March 16, 2011

Cruise Myths Debunked

It’s Friday! Why not make today the day you finally do something about that vacation you keep putting off? Block out the time on your calendar, pull out the brochures and just make a decision. If taking a cruise has long been on your list but ...

The Editors - March 11, 2011
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How to Say “No”

Who knows why we do it, but most of us tend to say “yes” to things when we should say "no". You know the drill: Bring cupcakes? Sure. Handle this TRO for me? Well, okay. Speak at our conference? Yes. And before you know it, your calendar is full ...

Merrilyn Astin Tarlton - March 10, 2011

What to Do When the Media Calls

Speaking with a reporter is always a crap shoot. But speaking with them is far better than avoiding them. While you can't control what the reporter ultimately writes, with a little advance work you can improve your chances of getting a positive ...

Leigh Ann Nicas - March 8, 2011

Your Own Stress Busters

In last week's Friday Five, we asked readers to share their favorite antidotes to stress and anxiety. Many did just that, and we’ve become extremely mellow here at Attorney at Work, sampling all of those wonderful ideas! This week, we’re sharing ...

The Editors - March 4, 2011

When You Lose a Client

It happens to every lawyer from time to time. Someone you thought was a good long-time client suddenly drops the relationship. Or, perhaps you compete for a new client and you’re not selected. It can happen for any number of reasons. Many of ...

Merrilyn Astin Tarlton - March 3, 2011

Is Your Resume Ready?

When you’re working and actively networking, you have constant opportunity to update and revise your biography. But it’s all too easy to let your resume lie fallow at the bottom of a desk drawer between job searches. Not a good idea. Most people ...

Melinda Delmonico - March 2, 2011

Don’t Just Spray and Pray

Done right, e-mail marketing can be a powerful way to communicate your expertise and care to clients, while strengthening the relationship you already have. But if you’re not careful, your e-mail marketing can also deliver a real sucker punch to ...

Tom Kane - March 1, 2011
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A Better Way to Start Your Outlook E-mail Day

What’s the most important e-mail you need to review this morning? It’s rarely what arrived overnight. By default, Microsoft Outlook opens to Inbox, but it doesn’t have to. Instead, you can tell Outlook to start by opening the folder of your ...

Vivian Manning - February 28, 2011
Friday 5

Stress Busters

Sometimes the stress gets so bad you think your head will explode. Oh, we know the feeling. For this week's Friday Five, we've found some terrific resources and ideas for things you can do to get some relief. Relax and check them out.

The Editors - February 25, 2011