As managing partner of my office, I see lots of résumés. And many reflect this fundamental fallacy: A good résumé is one that communicates information. That is wrong. A good résumé is one that persuades, not informs. Persuasion is what we do as lawyers, whatever our field. The résumé is a new attorney’s first shot at showing a prospective employer whether he has the DNA of persuasion. Here are some thoughts on constructing an effective résumé.
To view this content, please continue to Lexis Advance®.
Not a Lexis Advance® Subscriber? Subscribe Now
LexisNexis® is now the exclusive third party online distributor of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® customers will be able to access and use ALM's content by subscribing to the LexisNexis® services via Lexis Advance®. This includes content from the National Law Journal®, The American Lawyer®, Law Technology News®, The New York Law Journal® and Corporate Counsel®, as well as ALM's other newspapers, directories, legal treatises, published and unpublished court opinions, and other sources of legal information.
ALM's content plays a significant role in your work and research, and now through this alliance LexisNexis® will bring you access to an even more comprehensive collection of legal content.
For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org