This post is the second installment of a two-part series called How to Score 10 on “interest in our firm” on the evaluation form. You can find Part I here.TL;DR — In Part 1 of this series, we began a discussion on how to score a perfect 10 on your interview evaluation form under "What is your … [Read more...] about How to score a perfect 10 on “interest in our firm” on the evaluation form (Part 2)
TL;DR -- As interviewing attorneys, one of the most difficult questions asked on the evaluation form is something along the lines of "What is your opinion of this candidate's interest in our firm?" Most of the time, we really have to guess since we are not a mind-reader and, let's be honest, … [Read more...] about How to score a perfect 10 on “interest in our firm” on the evaluation form (Part 1)
When you go to a callback interview at the firm, mostly likely they will take you out to lunch at a pretty nice restaurant nearby. Usually, your interviews are split up so that you would have a few in the morning, lunch in the middle, and the remaining interviews in early afternoon.Typically, … [Read more...] about There ain’t no such thing as a free lunch.
When you go to an interview, your focus will naturally be on the recruiting person who will be shepherding you that day and, of course, the attorneys who will be interviewing you. Interview days are nerve wrecking for everyone, even for people who are normally as cool as a cucumber (you know who you … [Read more...] about They might be Giants: don’t mess with the “little people.”
Among other things, a callback interview is an opportunity for you to make a personal connection with your interviewers, such that they think they would like to have you as a colleague (or subordinate). Here is what you should do as soon as you are led into an interviewer’s office (so, obviously … [Read more...] about The VERY first thing you oughta do in each callback interview.