CLE Program

Managing Your Work Search Process -- Getting Started


Date: Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


Massachusetts Bar Association
Conference Room 101
20 West St
Boston, MA, 02111

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This event is free.

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Join in an 8-session series, "Managing Your Work Search Process," designed to provide unemployed lawyers with information and support, in a challenging legal marketplace.

  • Are you a lawyer between jobs?
  • Are you dealing with a layoff?

Learn to successfully navigate a difficult job market. This series will provide strategies to help you optimize your professional strengths. Topics include tips on networking and information interviews, improving your marketability, how to ultize social media and resume and cover letter writing samples.

Seminars include:

  • Sept. 5 Part I: Getting Started -- Identification of Skills, Experience and Professional Interests
  • Sept. 19 Part II: The Documents -- Resume, Cover Letters and Writing Samples
  • Oct. 3 Part III: Strategic Outreach -- Managing the Networking Process
  • Oct. 17 Part IV: Strategic Outreach -- Use of Social Media in the Search Process
  • Nov. 7 Part V: Strategic Outreach -- The Personal Connection
  • Dec. 5 Part VI: Personal Presentation -- Interviewing Skills
  • Dec. 19 Part VII: Mental Self-Management -- Staying Positive, Proactive and Motivated
  • Jan. 2 Part VIII: Moving Forward -- Making the Most of What Is

Co-sponsored by Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers.


Patricia Hennessy, Esq., Program Chair
Mayfield Hennessy, Boston

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