A job interview is a chance for a potential employer to evaluate you and vice versa. Our insider insights—including answers to the toughest interview questions—can help you ace it.
How to Practice for a Job Interview
Whether you’re a seasoned professional or a first-time job seeker, interviewing can be stressful. Over time, your skills at interviewing will improve and you’ll get more comfortable talking about yourself and your experience; however, a little practice can also go a long way.
5 Tips for Ensuring a Job Is the Right Fit for You
When looking for a job, you need to take into consideration many factors. In addition to daily responsibilities and salary, you need to think about things like training, advancement, flexibility, benefits, and company culture.
Interview Insight from Ten Top-Ranked Law Firms
Mock interviews are an important part of recruitment preparation. You are likely able to field standard questions like, “Why did you go to law school?
Dealing with an Employment Gap on Your Resume
Over the course of your career, you might experience some employment gaps which can have an effect on your resume. There are many reasons for such gaps, including relocation, family issues, an illness, or going back to college.
How to Talk About Your Resume While on an Interview
Job interviews can be pretty tough if you’re underprepared or don’t have a whole lot of experience. Perhaps one of the most challenging aspects of an interview is when you’re asked to “walk” the interviewer through your resume, as it’s often difficult to talk about ourselves.
How to Deal with a Job Offer While You’re Still Interviewing
If you’ve been particularly industrious when it comes to your job search you might be feeling overwhelmed with emails, phone calls, and interviews, but what happens when you receive a job offer while you’ve got a bunch of other post-interview responses pending? Here’s how to handle a job offer while you’re still interviewing.
How to Answer Tricky Interview Questions: Part II
Welcome back to our guide to tricky interview questions and what you can do conquer them. Yes friends, those interviewers are a shrewd bunch, but we’ve got what it takes to succeed.
How to Answer Tricky Interview Questions: Part I
Job interviews can be stressful as it is, but when the interviewer throws some trick questions into the mix, it can make the entire process feel like an abject nightmare. These types of questions are designed to trip you up, and the way you deal with them could be the deciding factor for the hiring manager.
Tips for a Successful Cybersecurity Interview
For many companies, cybersecurity has become a top priority. The industry is expected to grow by over 40% in the next five years, which means there will be plenty of available job opportunities.
Tips and Guidelines for the OCI Bidding Process
Bidding for on-campus interviews can be overwhelming. If you aren’t starting out with a lot of familiarity with the legal industry, firms will probably seem very similar to each other at first glance when you start trying to make choices.
Get the Most Out of Your Job Interview with These Questions
During a job interview, you can expect to be asked all kinds of questions about your education, experience, and skills. At a certain point, the interviewer will shift gears and ask if you have any questions for them, which gives you the opportunity to learn more about the company and your potential role there.
A Sponsor Could be the Key to Career Success–Do You Have One?
In a BigLaw career, much emphasis is placed on finding mentors, and for good reason. After all, building relationships is a powerful way to advance your career.
New Hire’s Remorse: A Review and What to Do About It – Part II
“New hire’s remorse”—at least under this name—is a recent phenomenon that we broached last week. Also called “shift shock,” it arises when an employee regrets taking a job because it isn’t the right fit or is completely different from what was expected.
How to Find a New Job After a Layoff
People lose their jobs for various reasons, and anyone could be laid off at any point in their careers—whether or not they’re a good employee. No matter the reason for the termination, here’s how to find a new job after your employment ends.
How to Identify a Healthy Workplace During Your Job Search
Last month, the U.S. Surgeon General recommended several things employers can do to improve employee well-being.
No Offer From OCI-Now What?
Rejection is never easy, especially early on in your career. If you struck out during on-campus interviews (OCI), you may feel like your career ended before it even began.
5 Pre-Interview Workout Routines
Job interviews can be nerve-wracking, but with a little preparation, you can alleviate much of your interview stress and leave employers impressed. One way to prepare and de-stress is by engaging in some physical exercise before your interview.
Best Practices for Pre-Interview Social Media Clean-Up
Today, in the age of social media, the interview process begins well before your actual interview. These days, most hiring managers search your social media accounts for red flags before your interview (and sometimes before you even get to the interview stage).
What To Do After A Layoff
Being laid off from your job can be one of the worst experiences of your professional life. The sting of a layoff can feel personal and traumatic, and while that is a natural human reaction, being laid off can also be a fresh start to something wonderful.
Brain Food to Eat Before Your Interviews
During job interviews, you want to be at your best. That means being as awake, alert, and sharp as possible.
The Power of Mentorship: Benefits & Best Practices For Law Students
As a law student, you are well-versed in the law from many hours of academic study, hypothetical case scenarios and legal principles. But what else might you encounter when working in the legal industry that goes beyond your classroom teachings?
4 Tips for Acing Your Internship Interview
Landing an internship during school is no longer a luxury but essential if you want to land a full-time role after graduation. An internship gives you hands-on experience, offers you networking opportunities, and gives you a lot to talk about when you’re looking for your first job post-college.
6 Skills Hiring Managers Look for in Job Candidates
The employment market is constantly evolving, and becoming more and more competitive. As a result, if you want to boost your job prospects, here are the skills that hiring managers are looking for—and that you must be able to demonstrate in your applications and interviews.