July 18, 2011

Addressing low grades in an interview

LegalJob was recently asked about how (or whether) to address low first year grades in an interview. Below are the question and the response.
August 1, 2011

Substantive questions to ask in a law firm interview

Recently LegalJob was asked the following question about law firm interviews. 
August 22, 2011

Getting in the door

It is interview time and LegalJob is receiving many questions about how to get into the big firm. The following is fairly typical of the question and LegalJob’s response.
September 5, 2011

Steps after rejection

LegalJob recently learned of the following rejection story. LegalJob featured the follow-up advice (to the junior associate) in Monday’s mailbag series.
September 20, 2011

Targeted networking

LegalJob was recently asked for advice concerning targeted networking and the response was posted in Monday’s mailbag series.
September 29, 2011

LegalJob is one year old — what has it learned

To mark LegalJob’s one year anniversary, LegalJob has reviewed three of the most frequently asked topics/questions and has refined its responses, based in part on your feedback.
October 1, 2011

LegalJob is one year old — what has it learned (part two)

This post is the second of three that marks LegalJob’s one-year anniversary. This post covers the second of the three most frequently asked topics/questions.
October 19, 2011

Additional helpful tips for targeted networking

LegalJob was asked the following in Monday’s Mail Bag.
November 8, 2011

Career advice for 1Ls (part one)

LegalJob recently talked with several 1Ls concerning career advice. This post is the first of two summarizing the advice:
November 14, 2011

Career advice for 1Ls (part two)

This is the second post summarizing the advice LegalJob provided to 1Ls.
November 18, 2011

Direction for a 2L

Recently LegalJob talked with a 2L about steps he could take to place him in the best possible position to eventually secure a job with a big firm.
November 27, 2011

Advice for job seekers — part one

This part provides ideas for demonstrating serious interest and commitment to a particular area of law and for preparing effective resumes.