JD Advantage

In the 1990s, Richard L. Hermann wrote three editions of JD Preferred: 600+ Jobs You Can Do with a Law Degree (Other Than Practice Law). Today that number is 1,000+. Read about those JD Advantage jobs here and throughout the 21st Century Legal Career Series including in Volumes 2, 3, 6, 11 and 12.

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Interviewing Primer 101.5: Understanding the Interview Process—What Employers Want: Intelligence

Intelligence, to my surprise, was not number 1 in my survey of the “hierarchy of legal employer needs.” Moreover, my assumption that intelligence means...

Interviewing Primer 101.4: Understanding the Interview Process—What Employers Want: Fit

Legal employers say that the second most important job candidate attribute they look for (after likeability) is “fit.” In this blog, we’ll examine what...

Interviewing Primer 101.3: What Employers Want: Likeability

Likeability was the candidate trait that surveyed legal employers mentioned more than any other. Thus, it occupies the number 1 position in the “Hierarchy...