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Do’s and Don'ts of Virtual Interviews in 2024

by Andrew Fennell | February 28, 2024

Virtual interviews can be just as nerve-wracking as in-person interviews. Find out how to prepare for and nail your next online interview.

Unusual Interview Questions and How to Answer Them: Part II

by Rob Porter | February 23, 2024

During a job interview, you'll be asked all kinds of questions. Here are some of the strangest ones, along with tips on how to answer.

Unusual Interview Questions and How to Answer Them: Part I

by Rob Porter | February 21, 2024

During a job interview, you'll be asked all kinds of questions. Here are some of the strangest ones, along with tips on how to answer.

Achieving Interview Success with the STAR Method

by Rob Porter | January 30, 2024

The STAR method is a great way to organize your thoughts and answer interview questions effectively. Here's what you need to know.

Why Are You Interested in Us?

by Megan Corsetti, Bracewell LLP | January 22, 2024

In this sponsored post from Bracewell's head of NY and DC recruiting, learn five tips on answering the "why are you interested in this firm" question.

The Art of Rescheduling a Job Interview

by Rob Porter | January 05, 2024

If you're unable to attend a previously scheduled job interview, you can request to reschedule. Here's what you need to know.

How to Create a Virtual Interview Cheat Sheet

by Rob Porter | December 27, 2023

Nervous about an upcoming virtual job interview? Here are some tips on how to create a helpful cheat sheet.

AI in Job Interviews: Pros and Cons

by Rob Porter | December 01, 2023

In the very near future, artificial intelligence could conduct most job interviews. Here are the pros and cons.

6 Unusual Interview Techniques to Watch Out For

by Rob Porter | November 13, 2023

Some interviewers might get creative with their methods. Here are some unconventional interview techniques to be on the lookout for.

The "Hard" Lateral—Going From Small to BigLaw Mid-Career

by Travis Whitsitt | October 18, 2023

Vault Law editor Travis Whitsitt describes how he made the leap from small firm to BigLaw three years into his career.