Chances are good that you prepare well for an interview: You check out the company site, research the role, and think up some questions to ask at the end. You've probably even practiced, either at a formal mock interview on campus, with a friend or family member, or even with your bathroom mirror (no judgement). But even seasoned interviewees can fall back on some phrases that, while often well-meaning, can land them in trouble. Check out this infographic from resume.io, which walks you through some interview no-nos and what to say instead.
Interviews are stressful, probably the most stressful part of the job search process, so it's understandable to want to get as much advice about them as possible. However, some interview advice that seems helpful on the surface can ultimately hurt rather than help you.
As we reviewed earlier, many attorneys are behind technologically and reticent to adopt new tech tools, despite (1) ABA recommendations to stay abreast of relevant technology, (2) sophisticated clients who expect tech proficiency in their attorneys, and (3) competitors like alternative legal service providers (ALSPs) using technology to provide legal support work at lower costs. The bottom line is that law firms and lawyers need to keep current with technology because being deficient means losing business—or going out of business.
We recently spoke a bit about how AI programs such as ChatGPT and DALLE-2 are affecting the creative industry, along with some possible future scenarios. With the use of such AI programs on the rise, we must also ask ourselves how they will affect students, teachers, and academia as a whole.