Kimm Walton's Guerrilla Tactics

For Getting the Legal Job of Your Dreams

Author: Kimm Alayne Walton

Publisher: Gilberts Law Summaries

ISBN: 9780159004616

Category: Law

Page: N.A

View: 8421

This quick-reference chart gives you all the job search advice found in Guerrilla Tactics for Getting the Legal Job of Your Dreams in a small package. Get tips on networking, handling rejection letter, how to create effective resumes and writing samples, interviewing skills, statistics to look for when looking at firms, and clerking. It also includes information on common mistakes that student make, where to find information on employers, and what your law school career services office can do for you.

Corporate Confidential

50 Secrets Your Company Doesn't Want You to Know---and What to Do About Them

Author: Cynthia Shapiro

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

ISBN: 9781429968355

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 224

View: 7977

Cynthia Shapiro is a former Human Resources executive who's pulling back the curtain on the way that companies really work. In Corporate Confidential, she unmasks startling truths and what you can do about them, including: * There's no right to free speech in the workplace. *Age discrimination exists. * Why being too smart is not too smart. * Human Resources is not there to help you, but to protect the company from you. * And forty-five more! Cynthia Shapiro pulls no punches, giving readers an inside look at a secret world of hidden agendas they would never normally see. A world of insider information and insights that can save a career!

Start Your Own Law Practice

A Guide to All the Things They Don't Teach in Law School about Starting Your Own Firm

Author: Judge William Huss

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN: 1572487968

Category: Law

Page: 264

View: 9084

After years of school and maybe even after some years of practice, you are ready to be the boss. You want to hang out your shingle and open an office of your own. But running a profitable business takes more than just being a great attorney. Start Your Own Law Practice provides you with the knowledge to be both a great lawyer and successful business owner. Whether you are looking to open a sole practitioner's office or wanting to go into partnership with other colleagues, picking the right location, hiring the right support staff and taking care of all the finances are not easy tasks. With help from Start Your Own Law Practice, you can be sure you are making the best decisions for success. Don't let a wrong choice slow down your progress. Find advice on: Creating a Business Plan Managing the Office Raising Capital Billing and Fees Marketing Your Firm Building a Client Base Preventing Malpractice Suits Keeping an Eye on the Goal With checklists, sample letters and law office forms, Start Your Own Law Practice teaches you all the things they didn't in law school and gives you the confidence to go out and do it on your own.

What Law School Doesn't Teach You--but You Really Need to Know

Expert Tips & Strategies for Making Your Legal Career a Huge Success

Author: Kimm Alayne Walton

Publisher: Gilberts Law Summaries

ISBN: 9780159004531

Category: Law

Page: 593

View: 1173

Offering expert advice for making one's legal career a spectacular success, this book includes trade secrets like how to make a great first impression, how to turn down work when you're swamped without saying the dreaded "no", and how to negotiate for more money.

Guerrilla Marketing for Artists

Build a Bulletproof Art Career to Thrive in Any Economy

Author: Barney Davey

Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub

ISBN: 9781484048757

Category: Art

Page: 183

View: 7627

"Discover how to seize control of your career and create a loyal collector fan base that buys directly from you"--Page 1 of cover.

Kick Ass in College

A Guerrilla Guide to College Success

Author: Gunnar Fox

Publisher: Kick Ass Media

ISBN: 9780976292876

Category: Academic achievement

Page: 329

View: 7109

An expanded second edition of Gunnar Fox's brutally honest and entertaining guide to success in college -- and beyond. Crammed with hundreds of hacks, tips and guerrilla tactics along with snazzy new illustrations by Nick Street to keep the pages turning. Praised by students, parents and professors alike as a great read. The librarian's favorite choice for "reluctant readers."

Legal Loopholes

Credit Repair Tactics Esposed

Author: Charles Dickens

Publisher: Trafford Publishing

ISBN: 1466985410

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 178

View: 629

It is estimated that over 80 million Americans are living with poor credit, and recent studies have shown that up to 79% of all credit reports contain errors. Use this recession-proof, guerilla-repair guide to quickly and legally repair your credit and improve your scores. Don?t pay credit repair companies thousands of dollars; do it yourself, and be fast on your way to owning the car or house of your dreams. ? Remove accurate negative information ? Boost your scores in as little as 72 hours ? Establish credit fast and easy ? Laws to stop creditors fast in their tracks ? Secrets the credit bureaus don?t want you to know ? Remedy identity theft in 4 days ?Finally, a credit repair guide that delivers! I applied these legal-loopholes tactics and improved my credit score by over 100 points in less than 30 days! The author uses his legal background to shed light on the little-known provisions in the law, allowing you to legally and quickly repair your credit and boost your scores. Yet his simple approach and sample legal form letters make repairing credit so easy?you need only be smarter than a fifth grader to do it yourself.? ?E. Henry, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, savvy consumer

The Official Guide to Legal Specialties

An Insider's Guide to Every Major Practice Area

Author: Lisa L. Abrams

Publisher: Gilberts Law Summaries

ISBN: 9780159003916

Category: Law

Page: 475

View: 7843

With this product, you'll get an inside look at what it's like to practice law in 30 major specialty areas, including appellate practice, entertainment, immigration, international, tax, and telecommunications. This book gives you the insights and expertise of top practitioners-the issues they tackle every day, the people and clients they work with, what they find rewarding about their work, and what classes or work experience you need to follow in their footsteps. Over 120 government, public interest, corporate, and private attorneys are featured.

The War of the Worlds

Author: Herbert George Wells

Publisher: N.A


Category: Science fiction

Page: 288

View: 5042

H.G. Wells's hugely influential book tracks the exploits of a writer who struggles to survive an alien invasion of Victorian England. After seeing the monstrous Martians firsthand, the narrator attempts to evade their destructive mechanized vehicles and must stay on the run to avoid detection. As he meets other desperate humans, he becomes increasingly pessimistic about any chance of survival. The novel stands as a major milestone in science-fiction literature, inspiring legions of subsequent writers and an endless array of hostile-alien scenarios.


A Brief History of Humankind

Author: Yuval Noah Harari

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062316109

Category: Science

Page: 464

View: 9799

New York Times Bestseller A Summer Reading Pick for President Barack Obama, Bill Gates, and Mark Zuckerberg From a renowned historian comes a groundbreaking narrative of humanity’s creation and evolution—a #1 international bestseller—that explores the ways in which biology and history have defined us and enhanced our understanding of what it means to be “human.” One hundred thousand years ago, at least six different species of humans inhabited Earth. Yet today there is only one—homo sapiens. What happened to the others? And what may happen to us? Most books about the history of humanity pursue either a historical or a biological approach, but Dr. Yuval Noah Harari breaks the mold with this highly original book that begins about 70,000 years ago with the appearance of modern cognition. From examining the role evolving humans have played in the global ecosystem to charting the rise of empires, Sapiens integrates history and science to reconsider accepted narratives, connect past developments with contemporary concerns, and examine specific events within the context of larger ideas. Dr. Harari also compels us to look ahead, because over the last few decades humans have begun to bend laws of natural selection that have governed life for the past four billion years. We are acquiring the ability to design not only the world around us, but also ourselves. Where is this leading us, and what do we want to become? Featuring 27 photographs, 6 maps, and 25 illustrations/diagrams, this provocative and insightful work is sure to spark debate and is essential reading for aficionados of Jared Diamond, James Gleick, Matt Ridley, Robert Wright, and Sharon Moalem.

The New Lawyer

How Settlement Is Transforming the Practice of Law

Author: Julie MacFarlane

Publisher: UBC Press

ISBN: 9780774858199

Category: Law

Page: 304

View: 2613

Today's justice system and the legal profession have rendered the "lawyer-warrior" notion outdated, shifting toward conflict resolution rather than protracted litigation. The new lawyer's skills go beyond court battles to encompass negotiation, mediation, collaborative practice, and restorative justice. In The New Lawyer, Julie Macfarlane explores the evolving role of practitioners, articulating legal and ethical complexities in a variety of contexts. The result is a thought-provoking exploration of the increasing impact of alternative strategies on the lawyer-client relationship, as well as on the legal system itself.

How to Get a Job You'll Love

A Practical Guide to Unlocking Your Talents and Finding Your Ideal Career

Author: John Lees

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

ISBN: 9780077121808

Category: Career changes

Page: 286

View: 731

Focusing on career planning, this book sets out a five-point plan of action which includes networking, job search strategies and successful interview techniques. It includes information for MBA students, along with CV advice, and ideas and suggestions about portfolio careers.

The Interpretation of Cultures

Author: Clifford Geertz

Publisher: Basic Books

ISBN: 0465093566

Category: Social Science

Page: 576

View: 3283

In The Interpretation of Cultures, the most original anthropologist of his generation moved far beyond the traditional confines of his discipline to develop an important new concept of culture. This groundbreaking book, winner of the 1974 Sorokin Award of the American Sociological Association, helped define for an entire generation of anthropologists what their field is ultimately about.

Choosing Small, Choosing Smart

Job Search Strategies for Lawyers in the Small Firm Market

Author: Donna Gerson

Publisher: N.A


Category: Law

Page: 157

View: 8749


The Practical Handbook for the Emerging Artist, Enhanced Edition

Author: Margaret Lazzari

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495910260

Category: Art

Page: 352

View: 7421

Primarily designed to help visual art students make the transition from art school to their own practice, THE PRACTICAL HANDBOOK FOR THE EMERGING ARTIST is also an excellent resource for practicing artists. This ENHANCED SECOND EDITION continues to focus on all aspects of the emerging artist’s career-studio practice, including developing ties in the art world, documenting work, making digital images, exhibiting art, writing about art, taking on curatorial responsibilities, addressing financial and legal concerns, and attending graduate school, with added emphasis on art in the digital age. The text demonstrates how students can make things happen for their careers, in addition to helping them find and approach already-existing outlets for their work. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Complete Guide to Film Scoring

The Art and Business of Writing Music for Movies and TV

Author: Richard Davis

Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation

ISBN: 1495032264

Category: Music

Page: 424

View: 2716

(Berklee Guide). Essential for anyone interested in the business, process and procedures of writing music for film or television, this book teaches the Berklee approach to the art, covering topics such as: preparing and recording a score, contracts and fees, publishing, royalties, copyrights and much more. Features interviews with 21 top film-scoring professionals, including Michael Kamen, Alf Clausen, Alan Silvestri, Marc Shaiman, Mark Snow, Harry Gregson-Williams and Elmer Bernstein. Now updated with info on today's latest technology, and invaluable insights into finding work in the industry.

Inside Cyber Warfare

Mapping the Cyber Underworld

Author: Jeffrey Carr

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1449325459

Category: Computers

Page: 318

View: 6667

When the Stuxnet computer worm damaged the Iranian nuclear program in 2010, the public got a small glimpse into modern cyber warfare—without truly realizing the scope of this global conflict. Inside Cyber Warfare provides fascinating and disturbing details on how nations, groups, and individuals throughout the world increasingly rely on Internet attacks to gain military, political, and economic advantages over their adversaries. This updated second edition takes a detailed look at the complex domain of cyberspace, and the players and strategies involved. You’ll discover how sophisticated hackers working on behalf of states or organized crime patiently play a high-stakes game that could target anyone, regardless of affiliation or nationality. Discover how Russian investment in social networks benefits the Kremlin Learn the role of social networks in fomenting revolution in the Middle East and Northern Africa Explore the rise of anarchist groups such as Anonymous and LulzSec Look inside cyber warfare capabilities of nations including China and Israel Understand how the U.S. can legally engage in covert cyber operations Learn how the Intellectual Property war has become the primary focus of state-sponsored cyber operations Jeffrey Carr, the founder and CEO of Taia Global, Inc., is a cyber intelligence expert and consultant who specializes in the investigation of cyber attacks against governments and infrastructures by state and non-state hackers.

Gung Ho!

The Corps' Most Progressive Tradition

Author: H. John Poole

Publisher: Posterity Press (NC)

ISBN: 9780981865942

Category: History

Page: 375

View: 6329

While recounting the exploits of the Marine Raiders of WWII, this book stumbles upon some rather interesting coincidences. Among them are the following: (1) the German Maneuver Warfare (MW) that the USMC doctrinally adopted in the late 1980's looks very much like Chinese Communist Mobile Warfare; (2) both 2nd and 4th Battalion Raiders were patterned after Mao's 8th Route Army; (3) Carlson's 2nd was for a while doing Chinese Mobile Warfare at the squad level on Guadalcanal; (4) Roosevelt's 4th was later to punch three-fourths of the way through a sophisticated bunker matrix without any supporting arms. Because the modern-day Marine Corps has yet to be able to practice MW at the squad level, all of this has tremendous significance. A slight variation to what Carlson had copied from the Chinese might make this finally possible. In search of this Chinese ingredient, this book takes the reader through an unparalleled look at several of WWII's most brutal battles, and then repeats the favor for Vietnam. There, the Raider-descended 4th Marines were to display a number of Maoist small-unit maneuvers. So too did the highly successful CAP village Marines. Those Americans who have since fought in Iraq or Afghanistan know the importance of such “distributive operations” to winning the lower-intensity conflicts of the 21st Century. Thus, all infantrymen and special operators of every branch of the U.S. Armed Forces will benefit from the read. With 111 illustrations, this book has what it takes to entertain.