The Art of Effective Storytelling When You Interview

An interview can be a question and answer session, or it can be much more. Interviewers and recruiters schedule interviews because they want to understand your soft skills, like communication and time management, and they want to see how you implement those skills in ways that might benefit their organization. To make your presentation memorable,… Read More »

Addressing Work-Life Balance in a Job Interview

Law can be a high-stress field for legal support professionals. To thrive in the legal field, maintaining a healthy work-life balance is essential. When you are interviewing for a new position, it can be difficult to decide how best to raise the issue of work-life balance. Many job seekers are hesitant to refer to it… Read More »

Using Nonverbal Communication During an Interview to Leave a Lasting Impression

Much of what we wish to communicate is conveyed by what we say.  Even more is conveyed by what we don’t say. Like it or not, body language makes an immediate impression on others.  It can either emphasize or undermine our spoken or written statements, depending on whether it is in harmony with our words… Read More »

How to Discuss Your Experience During a Job Interview

When you’re seeking a new position as a legal support professional, it’s important to showcase your past experience and demonstrate how it will help a law firm, legal department or other organization to succeed.  To do this, think about how you talk about your work experience during a job interview. Here’s how to prepare for… Read More »

7 Simple Ways to Improve Your Interview Presence

Learning to make a great impression in an interview is one of the best things you can do for your career. You may bring experience, training and great references to the table, but as important as those are, they can’t save you if you don’t seem likeable, confident and professional in the interview. Here are… Read More »

5 Phrases to Strike from Your Interview Vocabulary

Making a great interview impression is the key to landing a great job. You’ve polished your resume (and your shoes), thoroughly researched the company and prepared some great answers for common interview questions, but that may not be enough win the interviewer over. What you say and how you say it are critical tools in… Read More »

Decoding an Interviewer: 5 Things to Look For

All interviewers are looking for the right person for the job – but not all interviewers have great interviewing skills. Sometimes, an interviewer may not seem interested or may fail to adequately explain the position, the organization, or the reasons any candidate should love working for this law firm or legal department. You can’t control… Read More »

8 Questions You Should Ask When Interviewing for a Legal Support Job

When you prepare for an interview in legal support, you’re probably thinking about your planned answers, not your questions. Maybe you’ve even typed “answers to legal support interview questions” into your favorite search engine to see what comes up. Everyone who goes into a legal support interview will have prepared answers. To stand out among… Read More »