Online and Social Media Tools for Law School Graduate Career Development
This session will cover a number of free online tools and sources that law school graduates can use for career development - including reputation management, networking for new and future job prospects and finding and converting new client business opportunities. It will cover the major general social media networks, LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter, and legal specific social networks. It discusses how to use and not use these platforms. We will discuss websites where lawyers can get free profiles, blogs and websites for reputation management and marketing. There will be a additional discussion about how LinkedIn can be used to help current and former graduates get jobs, and what law schools should do to encourage current students to join LinkedIn and connect to fellow students, law school staff, professors and alumni.