Category Archives: Speech patterns

8 rules for phone or Skype interviews

Your chances of being interviewed by phone and Skype before you have a face-to-face interview are getting better by the day. Be prepared for both of these interview settings.   Get dressed. Put on shoes that tie so that you … Continue reading

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4-step year-round interview prep plan

Many law students believe that the interview “season” is limited to fall interviews and the judicial clerkship sprint. In real (not law school) life, interviews carry on throughout the year and throughout life. Preparation and practice should never stop. With … Continue reading

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Repair interview skills with practice, not magical thinking

If your interviews generate no offers or if the 20-minute screening interview has never worked for you, it is time to analyze the problem and devise a solution. Is the 20-minute screening interview the problem? Some candidates will blame a single … Continue reading

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