Top the Legal Hiring Manager’s List

The Lawyer Whisperer has launched an Employer Perspective article series – now you can hear what hiring managers and employers think – including how to get to the top of a legal hiring manager’s list.  The first article in the series was written by Lisa Borgeson, Senior Director, Legal – Employment & Compliance of NetApp Inc.:

“You have been submitting your resume, working your network and interviewing like crazy. But somehow you never seem to get the offer. What can you do to get to the top of the hiring manager’s list? When I post an open role on my team I frequently receive resumes from many qualified candidates. For me, the right skills and experience are table stakes – you will not get an interview without them, but it won’t be enough to get an offer. The legal professionals at my company are very integrated into our business, so I put a high premium on cultural fit both inside and outside the legal department…Which candidates do I pluck from the pile for interviews and, more importantly, who gets the offer? Here are a few do’s and don’ts to help you catch the eye of the hiring manager and claim that dream job.”

Read: The Employer Perspective: Tips for Getting to the Top of the Hiring Manager’s List at The Lawyer Whisperer

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