Five Ways to Find Opportunity in a Faltering Economy
It is fully accessible online or through an iPhone app, and offers subscribers an original ten-minute on-demand video (also available in live webinar format for lawyers) produced by Ari Kaplan every week that provides creative ideas for enhancing their visibility and reaching out to others.
Sample sessions for lawyers include: How to Write an Article About Anything in One Hour; and, Leveraging LinkedIn Endorsements. Law student programs include: Reinventing the Informational Interview to Make Job Prospects Want to Meet You; and, Master the Mechanics of Marketing to Meet Employers with this Quick Tip.
The presentations feature three tasks based on the week’s theme. Each task has a point value for firm administrators or career advisors to add gamification and benchmark performance. Users receive e-mail reminders, or push notifications for those using the iPhone app, to help them execute, and also choose a colleague to receive a regular activity report that fosters accountability. Supervisors track progress and support individual efforts using a robust administrator’s dashboard. Additional elements include calendar integration, visualization for goal setting, and automated generation of PDF-formatted marketing plans.
The most significant benefit of Lawcountability® is empowerment.
57% of those who watched a presentation during the first year took subsequent steps to reach out to others. Over the first 12 months, subscribers collectively watched almost 1,000 programs, prompting them to complete more than 250 meetings, make over 300 calls or send 300 e-mails, and engage in about 400 outreach initiatives.