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Making the Right Moves for Successful Job Searches and Career Development

The Right Moves: Job Search and Career Development Strategies for Lawyers, produced by the National Association for Law Placement and authored by Valerie Fontaine, is a resource that provides a wide range of job-search and job-application advice to law students and attorneys. A copy of this resource is available in the Career Development Office. The  Continue Reading »

Conducting Skype Interviews with Confidence

Skype interviewing is gaining popularity with employers as an effective method for screening candidates when location prohibits a face to face interview.  Like the phone interview, Skype or other online video interviewing services require different preparation. At Mizzou Law, the Tech Suite (room 111) is set up for both Skype interviews and Point to Point  Continue Reading »

The Do’s and Don’ts of Phone Interviews

How different is a phone interview from a one-on-one interview?  Often a phone interview is the first step in the recruiting process when the candidate and the prospective employer are not geographically convenient or when the cost of travel to get to the location isn’t warranted at this point in the process.  The employer’s goal is  Continue Reading »

Six Tips That Will Help You Stand Out During On-Campus Interviews

On Campus Interviews (OCI) can be hectic and stressful.  They are, after all, screening interviews meant to narrow the pool of applicants.  How can you stand out from the crowd and score a call back interview?  Here are a few pointers that will help you leave a positive impression: Do your Homework – Basically, employers want to know what  Continue Reading »

November 18 – 19

Good luck law students as you begin to study for finals!  We know how busy you are preparing, so this week the Career Development Office is sponsoring only two events. On Wednesday, November 20th at 1:00 in room 6, students will have the opportunity to attend “Applying for Judicial Clerkships”.  If you are a 2L considering applying  Continue Reading »

101 Great Answers to the Toughest Interview Questions

Nervous about interviews?  If so, 101 Greatest Answers to the Toughest Interview Questions  by Ron Fry, is a great book offering an inside view of what employers look for in your answers to their toughest questions.  The book is divided into ten chapters each addressing common types of interview questions.   Though some of the questions  Continue Reading »

Choosing Small Choosing Smart

Are you interested in building your career at a small firm?  If so, this book, Choosing Small Choosing Smart: Job Search Strategies for Lawyers in the Small Firm Market”, by Donna Gerson, Esq. will be a fantastic resource for any questions you have about small firms – from preparing for interviews to opening a solo practice.   Continue Reading »