Monthly Archives: February 2012

Telepathy is not a resume builder

Telepathy is not a resume builder. When drafting resumes and cover letters, you must share information about yourself that will be useful to a prospective employer. How do you know what an employer wants to know? What does the employer … Continue reading

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Screening Interviews: 8 Ways to Waste Them

Since I posted Screening Interviews: 8 Ways to Waste Them at lawyerist.com, and I thought of another one: #9 Get too comfortable with the interviewer. Even if you spend the time talking about baseball or the movies, you are still … Continue reading

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6 Tips for a Spring Job Search

Spring is a good time to jump start a job search.    You have (I hope) kept good records of the applications that you have made, the results of those applications, including interviews and any feedback that has come your … Continue reading

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Dangerous High Heeled Interview Shoes

The business of law is deeply conservative, and dangerously high heels may bring a swift ending to an otherwise productive interview. When jurors focus on the possibility of a lawyer falling over rather than the quality and force of her … Continue reading

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