Category Archives: Interviewing Strategies

Let’s Do Lunch!

Lunch often is an important part of the interviewing process, and must be handled properly. The lunch (or breakfast, or dinner) interview is ideally suited to reveal characteristics about the candidate not often discovered otherwise, and can be useful from the candidate's point of view for similar reasons. And, if things are going well, the…
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Interviewing Is A Two-Way Street

If done right, an interview will provide an opportunity for both the employer and the candidate to learn more about each other. Therefore, questions asked by the candidate are just as important as those asked by the employer. Besides eliciting information you need to determine whether this is the right career move given your goals,…
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Don’t Do This

With more collective years of legal recruiting experience than we wish to count, we thought we had heard everything by now, but apparently not! Occasionally, candidates surprise us with the almost unbelievable things they do in interviews--which certainly impress the interviewers, but in the WRONG WAY. You might think we are making these things up…
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Your Closing Argument

Making a good last impression in an interview is almost as important to making a good first impression. Obviously, if an interview starts out badly, it is very difficult to turn things around. But, assuming you have done a decent job throughout, you also want to leave with a strong finish to set you apart…
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