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7 Must-Have Skills in Today's Job Market

It’s very likely that the next person who interviews you will be looking to see whether you have skills in the following areas.

How to Negotiate a Higher Paralegal Salary, Even in a Conservative Economy

Wondering how to negotiate your paralegal salary increase? Although the nation’s economy is stronger than it has been in several years, it’s still not so robust that law firms have extra money to spend on company-wide raises. Still, that doesn’t mean you have to settle for the same paralegal salary year after year. You should definitely ask your manager for a pay increase, especially if it’s been several years since your last one – but you have to be strategic about it. Here are some things to keep in mind as you prepare and deliver your pitch.