You know that in order to apply for jobs, you need a few basic things: resume, cover letter, references, and some luck. But these aren't the only potential tools in your arsenal. Some jobs require other items in applications, like a portfolio, writing or coding samples, or links, and you probably know whether or not jobs in your field typically have requirements like these. But there are more tools available than just the necessary ones. Check out this infographic for ideas on aspects to add to your job search for maximum results and opportunities.
Being your own boss often means working from wherever you want, setting your own hours, taking random days off, and making all the decisions without needing permission from a higher-up. But while self-employment might be the dream for many people, very few are living it.
There is one question you can always expect during your legal job interview: Do you have any questions for us? Preparing thoughtful, well-researched questions for this part of your interview is a great way to show your interest in the legal employer and that you have done your homework.