Interview Tips

Helpful advice ahead of your interview

Interview questions for lawyers

As the job market continues to improve, many senior lawyers are considering moving jobs, after spending years at the same firm. This isn’t to say that a more experienced lawyer is better equipped for an interview though - in fact, it may have been years...

Competency based interview questions in the legal sector

Competency based interviews, or behavioural interviews aim to test an individual for specific skills which are required to perform in the legal sector. In order to ascertain a person’s competency or indicate potential performance levels it is believed that...

What questions should you expect in your paralegal job interview?

Interviewing is always difficult, regardless of the role, but for a paralegal job, things can be complex and confusing. This week Simply Law Jobs, alongside its partner Lawyer Monthly, hears from Rhiannon Cambrook-Woods, the Founder of Zest Recruitment,...

How to follow up post interview

Following up after an interview is practically a requirement in the legal industry. Thank you notes, or emails (depending on how laid back the firm is), all play a part in confirming to a recruiter that you are passionate about working at their company. So...

5 ways to make a great first impression at your interview

First impressions matter – particularly at a job interview.When prepping for your law interview, your focus is likely on the tough questions you might face during your sit-down with the potential employer, the thorough responses you want to give, and the...

The questions you should be asking after your interview

At the end of an interview, you’ll likely be asked if you have any further questions. This is very common, but can actually might quite a big difference in the outcome of your interview. Some might be quick to say ‘no, that’s all!’ but be warned, if you don’t look to...

10 interview questions you must be prepared to answer

Interviews are notoriously the most nerve wracking part of the job hunting process. While we might shine on paper and know exactly what to include, every interview is different. The best way you can prepare for any interview, is to be fully aware of the...

How to combat interview nerves

We've all suffered from interview nerves. The typical telltale signs include a rapidly beating heart, blood gushing around your body, sweaty palms and a flushed-looking face. You’re nervous. But why does this happen? Are you overthinking it perhaps? Maybe...

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