Monthly Archives: August 2010

For managers: Questions to expect from your new law clerk

Questions to expect from your new law clerk — a Lawyerist blog post Managing is not for the faint of heart.

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Words to Delete from Cover Letters: Hope, Hone, Drawn, Feel | The Essay Expert Blog

 READ AND HEED… Words to Delete from Your Cover Letter: Hope, Hone, Drawn, Feel | The Essay Expert Blog

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Before your 1st interview, ask questions of lawyers whose work interests you

Direct your questions to lawyers who might be able to answer them. Where can you find the right lawyers? 1. Ask for referrals. When you consider a specific school, and certainly after you have been admitted, ask the Admissions, Career … Continue reading

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3 steps to answering the toughest interview question: What do you want to do?

Before you are blindsided in an interview by “What do you want to do?” you need to take some time to ask “What do I want to learn?” This is particularly tricky for law students with minimal work experience and … Continue reading

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Follow directions to make your application work

The engine driving the Hiring Train is the employer’s needs. It’s that simple. Follow directions to make your application work and you just might get onto that train. Sadly, job postings are frequently less than helpful. Employers may write postings which … Continue reading

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