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Differences. Nine ways to get your cover letter read. As was true with Mark Twain, the rumors of the demise of the cover letter have been greatly exaggerated.

Nine ways to get your cover letter read

It’s true that many employers discard the cover letter and go straight to the resume, but it’s also true that many don’t. In fact, according to Career Directors International’s 2012 Global Hiring Trends Survey, 26% of hiring authorities state that they continue to read cover letters. 4 Ways to Improve Your Success in a Long Distance Job Search - In Search of the Fun-Forever Job. Summer 2014 Internship Opportunities at FLPC. The Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic has several slots available each summer for summer interns.

Summer 2014 Internship Opportunities at FLPC

The Food Law and Policy Clinic aims to increase access to healthy foods, prevent diet-related diseases such as obesity and type 2 diabetes, and assist small and sustainable farmers and producers in breaking into new commercial food markets. The Food Law and Policy Clinic is part of Harvard Law School’s Legal Services Center, located in the Jamaica Plain neighborhood of Boston.

Over the summer, students will have the opportunity to conduct legal and policy research to inform a range of clinic projects, including drafting fact sheets, in-depth reports, policy recommendations, comment letters, testimonies, presentations, and legislation or regulatory guidance. How to Apply:The dates for the 2014 summer program have not yet been finalized, but the program will likely run from Tuesday, May 27th through Friday, August 1st for a minimum of 40 hours per week. What To Do With A Law Degree, Careers for Lawyers, Types of Lawyers, Leaving Law, - JD Careers Out There. Recreating Law School. 15 fairly new legal industry jobs and 6 more you may see soon. Hey Recruiters, stop acting like it is 2003. Its 2013 and most of you are still trying the find the right hires like it is 2003.

Hey Recruiters, stop acting like it is 2003

Gone are the days when you can spend 15 seconds on a resume. On the contrary, candidates spend less than 15 seconds trying to understand your company. Millennials Need To Learn These 14 Rules. How to Write a Convincing E-mail. E-mails are the most common document in the business world.

How to Write a Convincing E-mail

Unfortunately, many e-mails are so poorly written that recipients must struggle to figure out why they're reading the e-mail and what they're supposed to do about it. Here's a foolproof method to write e-mails that get the job done. 1. Have a specific decision in mind. Sample Networking Emails and Thank You Notes. Initial networking contacts and requests for informational interviews are best sent as email messages.

Sample Networking Emails and Thank You Notes

You may email or handwrite your thank-you notes, depending on your preference. Sample Networking Email Date: November 15, 2011 Subject: Informational Interview Request from HLS Student. So You Want a Career in Food Policy? A Few Tips. Seems like I’ve been getting more emails lately from strangers asking me for career advice.

So You Want a Career in Food Policy? A Few Tips

While I am flattered anyone thinks I have something to offer in this regard, I find it difficult to take time to answer such broad questions like, Should I go to law school or get a public health degree? How did you get into this work? Where can I find jobs in food policy? Or, from an actual email from an undergrad after a recent talk: “What advice could you give me regarding what my next internship/career/research directions could be?” The 3 Keys to Charisma. What are the secrets to charisma?

The 3 Keys to Charisma

Is it something you are born with or can you develop it over time? In this episode of “Ask Deepak” on The Chopra Well, Deepak Chopra outlines three key ingredients to charisma, demonstrated by the greatest leaders in history. Leadership may come more naturally to some than to others, such as Deepak’s example of Bill Clinton, but we can all learn to practice these skills over time. They are what Deepak teaches in his “Soul of Leadership” course at Kellogg School of Management, and also in his book by the same name.

Want to Work in the White House? - By Rosa Brooks. Throw Out Your Resume. Make a Stranger Believe in You - Anne Kreamer. I recently received an e-mail sent to my business address that began with the salutation “Dear Ms.

Make a Stranger Believe in You - Anne Kreamer

Anne,” — the kind of greeting that suggested that the rest of the note would offer me riches from some recently deceased Estonian cousin I didn’t know I had. It continued, “I know you have no idea who I am, however, I will try to keep this as short and to the point as possible” — words destined to cause a further sinking feeling about what was to come. But in the seconds I skimmed the note, a few words jumped out at me and I was intrigued.

Ranking The Go-To Law Schools. ADVICE FROM THE INSIDE. Realize that everyone’s grades can improve each semester by honing study strategies.

ADVICE FROM THE INSIDE

Students who did well can do even better. Students who ended up in the middle of the class can improve. And students whose grades placed them on academic probation can turn things around. Changes in study habits can mean not only higher grades in May, but also less stress during the semester and greater retention of material. Ask yourself the following questions to evaluate your study habits. Candidate Project. The New Lawyer; cool, custom infographic telling us it's only getting more competitive and how to deal with it.

College Admission Essay Writing and Editing, Personal Statement Help. Law Grads Face a Brutal Job Market. How To Write A Law School Personal Statement. Perkins Coie - Professionals - Ezra W. Reese. Ezra Reese focuses his practice on political law and nonprofit tax law.

Perkins Coie - Professionals - Ezra W. Reese

He counsels clients on campaign finance issues for federal and state elected officials, political parties, other political organizations, trade associations and issue organizations. He also represents public charities and nonprofit organizations with respect to Internal Revenue Service restrictions, in particular those regarding lobbying and political activities. He also counsels organizations on issues relating to lobbying disclosure and ethics issues, including the regulation of gifts to and travel by Members of Congress and employees and officials of Executive Branch agencies. He has represented clients before the Federal Election Commission, before the Internal Revenue Service, and in federal court on campaign finance and nonprofit tax issues. Related Employment. The Value of a Visit. Sample Law Essay, Law School Personal Statement.

Legal_education. No, Entering Law School Is Not a Smart Way to Deal with the Terrible Job Market. Law School Applications: 5 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Rush Them in by October. As they say at the start of the famous Indianapolis 500, Ladies and gentlemen … start your engines … this year’s law school application season is about to begin. Best Law School Rankings. Best schools for public service. The National Jurist is recognizing 63 law schools in five different categories as the best in preparing students for public service, the magazine announced December 5th.

Simone Fortunini Creates Google Analytics Resume. How to Make a Career in Public Service. The 25 Best Jobs Of 2012. What I Learned About Surviving Graduate School - Do Your Job Better. USAJOBS - The Federal Government’s Official Jobs Site. Candidate Project. 5 Advanced Degrees Still Worth the Debt. Avg. annual tuition and fees, public: $22,959 Avg. annual tuition and fees, private: $41,289.