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)
You must make plenty of eye contact with every interviewer. If you do not, fair or not, s/he would think that you might lack interpersonal skills and confidence. I mean, let me ask you, would you want a colleague or subordinate who is always looking down at his/her shoes while talking to you about … [Read more...] about “How much eye contact is too much during interviews?”
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.
No, at large and medium firms, only a handful of your interviewers would be members of the recruiting committee. I would venture a guess that, during the peak recruiting season, no more than 10-20% of your interviewers would be with someone on the recruiting committee. One of the reasons why this … [Read more...] about “At my callback interview, would I be seeing only the members of the firm’s recruiting committee?”