Monthly Archives: April 2014

Delivering Bad News

In the job search context, bad news can come in many forms.  I should clarify that news that may seem bad is often just a statement of reality. The key is to understand how it will be perceived by the … Continue reading

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Another Rant About Email Communication – Formal vs. Casual

  Email has made our lives so much easier.  We no longer send a note and have to wait days for the postman to deliver it.  We get instant gratification (or disappointment) knowing that our message was transmitted and a … Continue reading

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Against the Clock

  We know that timing is a key component to a job search but often think of it in terms of an applicant or candidate.  The truth is timing can be just as critical for an employer looking to make … Continue reading

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Practice Makes Perfect (You Could Learn A Lot From A 1L)

Earlier this week I was asked to assist some law students at the University of Minnesota Law School with their mock interview program.  I was asked to act as a partner at a firm interviewing students for a summer associate … Continue reading

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