Episode 29: Avoid These Mistakes if You’re Trying to Land Your First Paralegal Position

In this solo episode of the Paralegals on Fire! Podcast Show, Ann discusses three common mistakes new paralegals make when trying to land their first paralegal position, and it’s also good advice for any paralegal who may be looking for a new position.

Show Highlights:

  • How to make sure your paralegal resume is flawless
  • Taking the time to draft individual cover letters for each position
  • How your mindset can affect the outcome of your interview
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Your Actionable Strategy

In all of our podcast episodes, we try to give paralegals an actionable strategy that they can take away from the show because we know your time is valuable.

In this episode, Ann asked you to watch her video with 3 Tips for a Great Paralegal Resume.

Are you looking for methods to increase your attention to detail? It is a skill that you can learn and improve upon, just like all other skills. Learn how here.

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