3 Hot Legal Careers to Look Out for in 2014

Career Alley

Corporate and Business Law: Every business organization, be it banks, insurance companies, hospitals, superstores or manufacturing units require legal services. Author Bio: Megan Foster is a graduate from University of San Francisco. She is currently working as a freelance writer for Excite Lawyers. According to Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), in 2012 lawyers earned a median annual wage of $113,530.

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Ask Ms. Career Girl: How do I Transition to a Career I Have no Experience in?

Ms. Career Girl

Now I’m working at a bank in risk management and I hate it. Take on some freelance marketing clients, even if they can’t pay you. And hey, you never know, maybe one of your freelance clients will become your future employer! See if you can transfer to the marketing department of your bank. I took mine at the University of San Francisco and I can honestly say I can’t imagine doing my current job in marketing without having taken them first!

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Finance and Career Tips from Someone Who’s Been There

Ms. Career Girl

I’m the Community Outreach and Customer Support Manager at ReadyForZero , an awesome San Francisco startup that empowers people to get out of debt faster, on their own. I ended up taking a job as a bank teller just so I could get out of my college waitressing job. My boyfriend (now fiance) and I began talking about moving to San Francisco. My name is Shannon and I’m a new contributor to Ms. Career Girl.

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Top 50 LinkedIn Subgroups for Job Seekers and Recruiters


San Diego Job & Career Network – 1,417 members – a subgroup of USA Job & Career Network. West (Western US): Los Angeles LA Phoenix Seattle San Diego San Francisco San Jose Portland – 4,164 members – a subgroup of JOBS 2.0: Contract, Consulting, Freelance and Part-Time Jobs – 12,734 members – a subgroup of Job Openings, Job Leads and Job Connections! Contract, Consulting, Freelance and Part-Time Jobs.

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Have You Seen this Lady Before? (The Market Leader Effect)

Personal Excellence Blog

Check this out: Promoting running for a French running community Showcasing her glowing skin in Guardian Asserting the quality of Smead ‘s filing products On Teamviewer ‘s homepage On the roads of San Francisco In Hungary, at a supermarket On Dr. Oz ‘s website On mobile apps too On the homepage of a Filipino shopping mall We found this flyer near our house!!

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who has the final say in hiring, sick day favoritism, and more

Ask A Manager

require paid sick leave (Connecticut, San Francisco, and a few jurisdictions), and most of these laws only apply to employers over a certain size, so I’m going to assume they don’t apply here. The bank at which I work has recently refurbished and has introduced a policy of no seating. Can you lump that consulting experience into a “current” freelance role for yourself, just to get around this? It’s five answers to five questions.

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Test: Is your life happy or interesting? | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

The ratio of therapists to citizens is lowest in populations that skew to maximizers (like New York City and San Francisco). Not that the occasional typo bothers me, but, being a freelance editor and proofreader(yes, there is a difference), I find that more than two or three in a post and I take off my "interested reader" hat and put on my "eagle-eyed editor" hat without even thinking about it. Is this your first time here?

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