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What To Say In Your Thank You Letter Besides ‘Thank You’ – Careerealism offers suggestions on using your Thank You Letter to your advantage.

Hire Economics: Why Applying to Jobs Is a Waste of Time – Lou Adler shares his perspective on why networking is a crucial element of the job hunt onLinkedIn.

Nina Gussack, the $65 Million Woman.  This interview over at The Careerist features Pepper Hamilton rainmaker, Nina Gussack, who reflects on a mentoring relationship that helped her on the road to success.

The Women In the Law Empowerment Forum (WILEF) released its 2013 list of Gold Standard Certified Firms.

California Poised to Require Practical Skills Training. The National Law Journal reports on possible changes to admission requirements for the California State Bar.

The NLJ 350 was released this week.

Making the Most of Your Summer Associate Position.  The Legal Intelligencer has advice to help make your summer a success.

The New Entry-Level Legal Employment Market.  NALP’s executive director, writing for the June issue of the NCBE’s The Bar Examiner, provides an update and overview of the current entry-level legal employment market.

Hot Alternative Legal Careers for 2013

Interested in exploring a non-traditional legal career? Check out this post from the National Jurist on Hot Alternative Legal Careers for 2013.  Schedule an appointment with an OCPD counselor to discuss your alternative career.