Dear Lawcrossing, I am a Captain in the U.S. Army, currently serving on active duty. I go to law school at night, after duty hours. How do I translate my military experience (e.g., Company Commander) into language a legal recruiter will understand and appreciate?
When you are fielding questions at a legal job interview your answers must be direct and to the point, as short as is humanly possible, and must end either in your silence or in a question for the interviewer which may or may not be related to the question he asked you. Remember that your objective in a legal job interview is to keep the interviewer talking as much as possible; keep the ball in his court!
Congratulations on landing your new job in the legal staffing industry. Choosing to work in this field is sure to present many challenging, yet exciting opportunities, but as with any new job, there is a learning curve involved. This article will provide some tips on how to make your first day at work and learning your new job a little easier.