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Charleen Lovella

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Lifelong Legal Secretary

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Job > Receptionist

The KEY to getting a position as a receptionist

That was short for employers being able to calculate my age from the amount of years I worked at certain jobs that I list on my resume. Looking down the line at the jobs I had and ...

5 years ago
Job > Receptionist

The KEY to getting a position as a receptionist

To Carol: I agree 100%. I was displaced in the legal field, a field I've been in all my life. I look (so I've heard) at least 10 years younger than the 64 that I am and still it ...

5 years ago
Job > Receptionist

The KEY to getting a position as a receptionist

minnie in springs Texas: Looks like you are doing your homework. The applicants for the few jobs available are highly qualified to the point of Masters Degrees and more. They ...

5 years ago
Job > Receptionist

The KEY to getting a position as a receptionist

Hello to all the commentors: You are all around my age (actually I am older--64)and I was displaced 1.5 years ago--no offers at all since. I've been on several good, solid ...

5 years ago
Job > Litigation Legal Secretary 5 years ago
Job > Litigation Legal Secretary

Are litigation legal secretary job opportunities growing or declining?

This is a stunt they try to pull to avoid having their UI accounts charged.

Humph! Very interesting. I was not aware of this, course any administrative procedure was not ...

5 years ago
Job > Litigation Legal Secretary

Are litigation legal secretary job opportunities growing or declining?

I had an employer try to get me to sign one a letter of resignation, saying that they would then only provide the dates of my employment.

Deb - WOW! I've never heard of that ...

5 years ago
Job > Litigation Legal Secretary

Are litigation legal secretary job opportunities growing or declining?

DAJ - "...Or they try to get you to sign a resignation letter on the promise of an LOR. You can quit and be awarded UI, but just like the standard for "willful misconduct ...

5 years ago
Job > Litigation Legal Secretary

Are litigation legal secretary job opportunities growing or declining?

DLP - NH? CO? They're all the same. They migrate all over the US. I was in CO one time. Went from Denver to Colorado Springs, back up and west over to Glenwood Springs ...

5 years ago
Job > Litigation Legal Secretary

Are litigation legal secretary job opportunities growing or declining?

Displaced Legal Professional in Denver, Colorado said:

So, instead, they bug you, hassle you, nitpick you, don't give you raises, and are purposely rude and abrupt to you ...

5 years ago
Job > Litigation Legal Secretary

Are litigation legal secretary job opportunities growing or declining?

To DAJ - Thanks for your help. After thinking about this I default and use a funky email program called IncrediMail which has a lot more pizazz to emails using colors and picture ...

5 years ago
Job > Litigation Legal Secretary

Are litigation legal secretary job opportunities growing or declining?

I hit the reply button, and then delete all but the portion of the comment that I am responding to. I then use the underline feature to separate the comment that I am responding to ...

5 years ago
Job > Litigation Legal Secretary

Are litigation legal secretary job opportunities growing or declining?

DAJ in Almeda - One more query - Do you highlight the comment from the previous message and cut and paste it in Your Comment box?

Well, DAJ it's midnight here and I'm ...

5 years ago
Job > Litigation Legal Secretary

Are litigation legal secretary job opportunities growing or declining?

DAJ in Alameda - Quick Question: In the Your Comment block, how do you quote part of the previous message you are answering to in the top section of the comment box? There is a ...

5 years ago
Job > Litigation Legal Secretary

Are litigation legal secretary job opportunities growing or declining?

CL comment: I don't know what it is but at the firm I left after 16 years of service everyone there was overworked, underpaid, stressed to the limit, sick of running around, and ...

5 years ago
Job > Litigation Legal Secretary

Are litigation legal secretary job opportunities growing or declining?

Well everyone, in spite of all the complaints it's better to have a job than none at all. That's all I've done all my life and I know it inside out. I've been looking for over a ...

5 years ago
Job > Litigation Legal Secretary

Are litigation legal secretary job opportunities growing or declining?

To DLP: From your reply, you were a paralegal? With secretarial support?

This girl sounds like a winner...of getting what she wants. In my firm, no one got away with that ...

5 years ago
Job > Litigation Legal Secretary

Are litigation legal secretary job opportunities growing or declining?

With deadlines, you can never have enough cover. Something always goes wrong, be it a missed deadline, wrong date, forgetfulness, etc. you name it, it's there. In my world, I ...

5 years ago
Job > Litigation Legal Secretary

Are litigation legal secretary job opportunities growing or declining?

It appears the role of legal secretary is now being blended into several job functions, that of secretarial support, a few basic paralegal duties, and some accounting functions ...

5 years ago
Job > Litigation Legal Secretary

Are litigation legal secretary job opportunities growing or declining?

[QUOTE who="Displaced Legal Professional in Denver, Colorado"]Excellent post, crl, epecially your comments that legal secretary had clout attached to it at one time.

6 years ago