In-House Counsel Interviews – What Are They Looking For?

In-House Counsel Interviews

In-house counsel interviews are a key hurdle in landing a coveted in-house counsel job. But what are interviewers looking for? Knowing the answer and being prepared is key, as you’ll face questions in numerous areas – including compensation.

“Dale Carnegie told us almost a century ago that, “you can make more friends in two months by being interested in them, than in two years making them interested in you.”  Those words are as true today as when his book How to Win Friends and Influence People came out in 1936.   What does that have to do with interviewing for an in-house counsel job?  Frankly, it is the key distinction between a good in-house counsel interview and a great one.  In your in-house interview, you want to make sure that you show….”

Read: What Are They Thinking?  Insight into What an Interviewer is Looking For – Part 2 at Princeton Legal Search Group