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Clever Career Tips

Albert Wang Comics, Lawyer 1 Comment

Pro Tip: Charles didn’t proofread his resume carefully, and used an en dash where he should’ve used an em dash. When the recruiting coordinator–a former copy editor–saw that error, it triggered a violent PTSD episode that resulted in two deaths! Now Charles lives in a cardboard box. You don’t want to be like Charles, do you? (Click the image to …

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OCI Hiring Partners Tell All: Part 1

Bitter Staff Columns, Lawyer 24 Comments

The OCI season is in full swing. And while we totally understand that all schools are at different points in the process (first rounds, callbacks, etc.), everyone is freaked out about interviewing well enough to receive a job offer. An offer to actually work as a lawyer and not a paralegal or building contractor. What’s standing between every law students and a …

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Five Worst Kiss-Ass Questions Asked at OCI

Bitter Staff Columns, Lawyer 4 Comments

Bitter Lawyer has been inundated with reports, concerns and hilarious accounts of on-campus interviews over the past few weeks. Here is a list of the top five kiss-ass questions aspiring legal tools have allegedly asked. For those of you still looking for jobs, read this immediately—and make sure to never, ever ask any of these questions. For those of you with …

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