Screening Interviews: 8 Ways to Waste Them
You can waste your screening interview or start and end with a good handshake, ask good questions, and answer questions smartly.
Solo by Choice: A Book For a New Life
Carolyn Elefant's Solo By Choice offers legal solo practitioners insight, inspiration & step-by-step instructions for their new enterprises.
Law School Employment Data: One Student at a Time
Leanly staffed career offices must source & record employment stats one grad at a time.
Networking, Meatballs, and Resumes in Google Docs
A resume in Google Docs can be shared quickly, easily, and efficiently, allowing candidates to make almost instant connections after networking events.
Practice Interviews & Elevator Speeches: Part of a Job-Seeker’s Toolkit
Any contact can lead to jobs or business. Superb interview skills and a pitch-perfect elevator speech are critical for job-seekers and rainmakers.
How to Behave on Your First Day of Work
Even if your employer has an orientation program, you will also need to orient yourself. Ask questions. Assume nothing. Use this 5-point list to get started.
4 Rules to Manage First Year of Law School
Manage first year by meeting classmates, embracing the challenges of legal research and writing, and engaging in some career development.
Law Firm Financial Stress—and Your Exit Strategies
6 signs of law firm financial stress should alert law clerks, associates and non-equity partners to begin to build their businesses and look for work.
12 Tips for a Successful Bar Exam
12 tips for a successful bar exam experience, from application, smart studying, exercise and nutrition, and a top tool for managing the test day.
Hire the Right Law Clerk: 4 Steps
hire the right law clerk with a 21st century web presence, meaningful specific job descriptions, career services assist, and reading resumes beyond the GPA.
1L Job Search: Manage the Marathon, not the Sprint
A law student job search is a marathon. Creating hundreds of resumes in November of 1st year can be a distracting, time-wasting sprint.
How to Get Good Recommendations (and Overcome Bad Ones)
How to increase your chances of getting a great reference, and how to overcome an awful one.
Questions to Expect from Your New Law Clerk
A new law clerk will have lots of questions for you on his first day. Have your answers ready.
Hiring a Law Clerk? Ask Yourself These Questions First
Before hiring a law clerk, consider the additional time and expense involved in supervising a new employee.
Assess Your Work and Personal Life in 3 Simple Steps
Evaluate your goals and priorities regularly for more balance in your work and personal life.