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MAR 2013
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by Irina Gomelskaya
An Informational Interview can be a great tool for exploring new career opportunities, and learning more about your target companies and fields of interest. The purpose of an Informational Interview, as the name suggests, is to gather information that may be useful in one’s job search or career transition. This information may be about a new area of the law, about different opportunities within or outside the legal industry, about a specific position and its daily job responsibilities or about starting a business. A typical informational interview consists of three parts: (1) building rapport with the person you are interviewing by showing your interest in what he/she does, (2) acquiring general information about your area of interest, and (3) acquiring information specific to your needs, job leads and tips that may lead to your employment.
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The First Thursdays Series continues
Back by popular demand- Speed Networking - The Premier Networking Event for NYC Attorneys! We’ll match you with the other professionals you most want to meet based on a few key components and take you through 8 rounds of 6 minute sessions. After you speed networking matches you’ll get the chance to fine tune your networking skills at the reception and leave with a wide variety of new professional contacts! Space is limited so
The Professional Development Workshop Series continues March 21st
Don’t miss the next session, Ten Steps for Running a High Impact Pitch Meeting: Business Development for Lawyers. This series is always free to City Bar members.
 
Career Corner
Member Profile- Nicole Farbes-Lyons
Hear how Nicole Farbes-Lyons utilized her City Bar membership when transitioning from opera singer to law student, to practicing attorney.
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New Members-Only Video- You’ve Passed the Bar! Now What?
If you missed the January 23rd Program, You've Passed the Bar: Now What? Stepping Up Your Job Search: A Program for Law Students and Recent Law Graduates, don’t worry. Members can now view it by logging into the members-only section of the website. Hear advice on how to convey your new credentials, navigate the admission process, ramp up your networking and approach your job search from a new perspective.
While the City Bar holds hundreds of events each year, we’ve specifically noted those of interest to attorneys in the first decade of their career.
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Upcoming Events
Mar. 4, 6:30 pm - 8 pm
Professional Development Workshop
Mar. 21, 8:30 - 10:15 am
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