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How to Sell Yourself Effectively

Emphasize Your Strong Points, Address Your Weak Points, Answer The “why” Question, Distinguish Yourself

Regardless of your credentials and experience, once you got the interview, you must put your best foot forward. True, some firms have strict GPA (grade point average) cutoffs; and even if you are an interviewing rock star, these Wachtells and Cravaths may not give you the light of day if you do not meet their criteria. But the good news is, for the vast majority of legal employers, these criteria are not set in stone. So when you are sitting across the table from your interviewer, you have a chance to convince them to hire you despite any preconceived notions they may have about you after seeing your resume. Here is how.

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Job Descriptions and Careers, Career and Job Opportunities, Career Search, and Career Choices and ProfilesLaw Job Interviews