It continues to be a strong labor market and the war for legal talent remains fierce in some circles. Good candidates have options and great candidates are not staying on the job market for very long.
My colleague Amy Levine has some great tips for nailing your next job interview. In the program notes, I also mention my own interviewing tips which can be found here.
While this story is related to law enforcement, this has implications for job interviewers (i.e. you can learn a lot more about a candidate by engaging in a friendly conversation than by interrogating the individual.)
Phone interviews used to be a perfunctory way to throw softball questions at prospective candidates before bringing them in for a “real” interview. But according to the WSJ, increasingly, phone interviews are becoming much more rigorous as companies seek to cut down on travel costs. The advice from the WSJ: be prepared! Do as much … Read more
Never look at your blackberry during a job interview. It’s rude! That’s the advice in this week’s Advice for the Lawlorn (free subscription required.)