Tuesday, November 3, 2009

NYC Bar Program - Resume and Cover Letter Writing: Telling Your Story, Selling Yourself

The New York City Bar Association presents:

Resume and Cover Letter Writing: Telling Your Story, Selling Yourself

Monday, November 16, 2009, at 8:30 a.m.
at the House of the Association, 42 West 44th Street, NYC

featuring our own Margarett Williams, Director of Employer Relations.

In this competitive job market, your resume must be flawless. If you are looking to switch practice areas, or transition into a quasi-legal position, or simply need to update an old resume, come to this two-part program and listen to our panel of experts offer advice on general resume rules, crafting resumes for transition periods, and avoiding common mistakes. Afterwards, you will have the opportunity to ask your own individualized resume questions in a breakout group led by one of our expert panelists. You will also receive guidance regarding cover letters and how to use them with e-mail submissions. You will leave this program with lots of ideas for improved and enhanced materials that will better tell your story and sell your talents.

PATRICIA MORRISSY, Chief Legal Recruiting Officer, Sullivan & Cromwell

GIL ALLISON, Senior Vice President, Right Management;
BRUCE BLACKWELL, President, Career Strategies International;
JESSICA SILVERSTEIN, Principal, Attorney’s Counsel;
JULIA HERR SMITH, President, Esquire Prep, LLC;
MARGARETT M. WILLIAMS, Director of Employer Relations, Touro Law Center

The fee is $15 for members, $25 for non-members.

To register, go here.

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