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BigLaw Interview Tips and Questions to Expect

By Brian Dalton With on campus interviews winding down (except for Jones Day !) and call-backs in full swing, let's take a look at the much-mocked, widely dreaded BigLaw interview. Behavioral interviewing techniques are gaining popularity among law firms seeking to hire associates who will, in...

Career Planning: The Interview

You received a call and now have an appointment to talk about the opening. If you were looking for positions not publicly advertised, it is likely that potential employers will not have drawers filled with resumes. The fact that the person doing the hiring has contacted you is another reason for optimism...

Resume Perfection: Five Things that could be Wrong with Your Resume

If you are about to graduate law school or if you are considering leaving your firm for another, you will no doubt want to work on your resume. Many questions come to mind--should it be one page or two? How much detail should I capture? What skills should I emphasize? Tweaking your resume so you will...

Preparing for Law Firm Interviews

Did Jane Eyre nab me offers from BigLaw firms when I was an eager law student interviewing during EIP? I'll never know. But I (to my surprise) talked about my favorite book repeatedly throughout my law firm interviews, along with what I thought of certain professors at my law school and which restaurants...

Job Interview Preparation is Key to Interview Success

No matter how confident you are going into a law firm or job interview, you never know how important a role stress and nerves will play as you sit face-to-face with someone who has your future in the palm of their hands. I learned the hard way that if you don't get your facts straight prior to a...

Interview Tips from a Hiring Manager

I want to speak a little bit about a situation nearly all of us face before the beginning of our first job and, unfortunately, many of us face again within the first few years after we start the practice of law - interviewing. Our firm just added an outstanding new attorney, so the process of interviewing...

How to Make an Impression During a Phone Interview

The phone interview has become the most popular way in which companies reduce the candidate pool for any particular job. And while they seem easy, they might be the hardest step in the job search process. Most applicants are confident going into the phone interview, but find out quickly just how unprepared...