October 21, 2013

Advice for getting a job on the Hill similar to LegalJob advice

Two articles (linked below) providing advice about securing a job on the Hill highlight the three principles emphasized on this blog (and in the new ABA book Making Partner) for securing a legal job:
November 6, 2013

Informational Interviews

LegalJob recently participated in a productive program about informational interviews. Here are some takeaways:
November 29, 2013

Law school applicants — reapply if rejected

LegalJob is consistently emphasizing the value of persistence. That quality will help you overcome rejection throughout law school career, including during the law school application process.
December 4, 2013

From poor grades to big firm job

Below is a post from a loyal LegalJob follower about he ultimately landed a big law firm job.
December 14, 2013

Good news for prospective law students

This article linked here “The Economic Value of a Law Degree” should be of interest to young persons investigating whether or not to go to law school.
December 28, 2013

Three essential steps for choosing a practice area (and obtaining any legal job)

LegalJob discusses “Three Essential Steps for Choosing a Practice Area (and Obtaining any Legal Job)” on Above the Law.
February 6, 2014

Help for law students

Making Partner provides tips for how to be a successful law student such as joining study groups, reviewing old exams if available, and learning about...
February 23, 2014

Thoughts for picking a major

LegalJob has mentioned in Making Partner and on this blog the importance of picking a major as the first step in pursuing a legal job.
March 6, 2014

Making decisions versus implementation

Pre-law students spend a lot of time deciding whether they should go to law school and which law school they should attend. What if law school does not work out?
March 12, 2014

Four steps for overcoming rejection from any law firm (or other employer)

People are rejected from their “dream” legal jobs all the time, especially in this market. Sometimes it was not meant to be and it is best just to move on to something else.
March 25, 2014

What legal employers are looking for

LegalJob came across a fantastic blog with a post containing advice about six traits legal employers are looking for based on a survey of law firms, companies, government offices and other places.
May 4, 2014

Positioning yourself for the next legal job

Consider the following tips when seeking that next (or the first) legal job.