What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Paralegal in Spartanburg:
"Dealing with social security documents and employees."
Document all information and contact with social security employees and clients.
Paralegal in Indianapolis:
"Paralegal - not a secretary."
Make sure you are doing the work of a Paralegal, not a secretary or an assistant. If you aren't given Paralegal work, find a new job. Ask for the work don't wait for it to be given to you.
Paralegal in New London:
"Organized and detail oriented."
Make sure you are organized and detail oriented and ask questions if you are not sure what is to be done. Don't just wing it. Very important to be accurate in what you say, do and file with the court.
Paralegal in White Plains:
"I wish I knew that there would be no chance for advancement."
Access the office dynamics and continue to educate yourself about other job opportunities that may work for you.
Paralegal in Boone:
"Research the attorneys you will be working for ahead if time."
Stay calm. You will not know everything and every attorney has good and bad work habits.