Ask the Law Mother: How Should I Respond to Illegal Job Interview Questions?

“Describe yourself in three words.” “What’s your greatest weakness?” “If I asked your current boss to describe you, what would he say about you that isn’t true?” These are some of the awkward job interview questions Lex Mater readers submitted in response to my post last week about employers asking you how much you made […]

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Can Employers Ask You How Much You Made in Your Last Job?

Is there anything more nerve-wracking than a job interview? My worst job interview ever was my second year of law school. For a law student, the first step to a prestigious, intellectually challenging career (and, if you’re into money, a six-figure salary) is landing a spot in the summer program of a BigLaw firm. “BigLaw” […]

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