Interviewing

Interview Skills: Narrating Your Career

After a few years in the professional world, you’ve most likely sat through your fair share of job interviews—but that doesn’t necessarily make them any easier. In fact, as your resume gets longer and more detailed, it can be more …

By Michelle Kruse - Vault
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How to Master Effective Storytelling in Interviews

You feel nervous about your career stories, and the fact that you have to tell stories in interviews drives you bananas. You’re not sure whether your stories are even any good. You don’t know if what you did was even that special.

By Natalie Fisher - Vault
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10 Behavioral Interviewing Tips for Success During OCI and Callbacks

An ever-increasing number of firms are utilizing behavioral interview assessments to identify the best candidates, while simultaneously reducing implicit bias, during on-campus and callback interviews. At its core, behavioral interviewing is a technique in which interviewers ask candidates to give …

By Shearman & Sterling - Vault
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Grace Under Pressure: 5 Steps to a Calm, Confident, and Resilient Interview Season

Diane Costigan is Winston & Strawn’s Director of Coaching & Well-Being. She offers bespoke, one-on-one coaching to attorneys and professional staff, and develops industry-leading programs that reflect Winston’s commitment to mental and physical health and well-being.

There is no denying …

By Winston & Strawn LLP - Vault
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22 Interview Questions You Need to Nail to Work for Elon Musk

Recently, billionaire Tesla CEO and SpaceX founder Elon Musk hosted Saturday Night Live. In his opening monologue, Musk poked fun at his “erratic” behavior, saying, “To anyone I’ve offended, I just want to say, I reinvented electric cars, and I’m sending …

By Derek Loosvelt - Vault
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Sample Interview Questions: Why Do You Want to Work Here?

This question is designed to demonstrate how much research you’ve done on the firm as well as to see if you might be a good “fit.” To get further information about a particular firm, you should read recent press stories …

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How to Answer “Tell Me About a Time You Went Above and Beyond” in Your Next Job Interview

The interview question “Tell me about a time you went above and beyond” can be a golden opportunity for you as a candidate—as long as you prepare ahead of time. At best, this classic behavioral question is a chance to …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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How to Respond to “Walk Me Through Your Resume”—and Get Your Interview Started on the Right Note

When you begin any job interview, your interviewer is likely to start the conversation with some sort of introductory question. Because of this, “Tell me about yourself” is one of the most common interview questions in any job search. But …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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How to Demonstrate Passion in Your Resume and Interviews

To make the next step in your career, you need to do everything you can to stand out from the competition. One way to do this is to make sure you’re demonstrating your passion—for the position you’re applying for and …

By Andrew Fennell - Vault
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Questions to Ask About COVID-19 in Your Next Interview—During the Pandemic and Beyond

The COVID-19 pandemic changed the world in many ways—including how we think about our careers and workplaces. A lot of people began rethinking their priorities in life, and asking themselves what they want from a career. Multiple surveys have predicted …

By Heather Krasna - The Muse
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