For those who are going to be job hunting this summer, this blog tackles the top five questions asked by law students on how to handle job applications after hireback.
You should not think about your interview as just the one-hour period during which you have your face to face meeting; every point of contact you have with your potential employer is an opportunity for you to make an impression. By being prepared, professional and authentic, you will not only optimize your chances of being hired but also ensure you are a good fit for your new role.
Your resume should be a collection of the highlights of your professional experience and these highlights need to be organized in a way that is easy for a reader who is unfamiliar with your experience to follow.
Your cover letter is the first impression in your application package and gives you the opportunity to say what it is about your experience that makes you the ideal candidate. Unfortunately, a poorly written cover letter can actually work against you and cause a hiring manager to dismiss your application before even getting to your resume.