job interviews

Nailing the Entry-Level Firm Interview

Tips for turning your law firm interview into a paid gig.

$10K Associate Position: Exploitation or Opportunity?

Would you work as an associate for $10K a year? Could such a job ever be worthwhile? Maybe.

Stay Assertive in Your Job Search

Job search for a recent law school graduate can be difficult, but stay assertive to increase your chances for success.

Observations on Rural Stereotypes

Debunking stereotype perpetuated by the Atlantic in Observations from 20 Years of Iowa Life, that may prevent you from considering rural practice.

It’s Not Enough To Be Smart When Job Seeking

Job seeking - It’s a tough legal market out there. Firms are getting hundreds of applications for every position they post. Tips to set yourself apart

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.

Applying to the JAG Corps: Make the Cut

How to improve your chances at gaining entry into one of the various JAG Corps. It's competitive, you know?

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.

Track Job Applications with Web App Applymate

Tracking your job applications and keeping all your deadlines straight is easier with ApplyMate. The site tracks application statuses and can send reminders.

Social Media in Law School

How using social media during law school can affect law students employment opportunities and legal careers.

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.

Want a Law Job? Ask Your Friends

Your law school friends are your best tool in finding a law job.

Women Lawyers and Litigators Are Disappearing in New York

New York's women lawyers and litigators have disappeared in commercial and litigation cases. The disparity is being blamed on poor networking skills.

Job Interview Follow-Up

Writing an eye-catching "thank you for meeting with me" letter is helpful, but persistent follow-up is key. And yes, take the extra time to send a real letter.

Focus Your Rural Job Search

Your rural job search will be overwhelming if you don't focus your efforts.