188: How to Make People Hate You at Work (w/ex-BigLaw Recruiter Sadie Jones)

Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we're talking with ex-BigLaw recruiter, Sadie Jones, about how to make people hate you at work, so that, basically, you can avoid doing these things. In this episode we discuss: Things to avoid, such as being late on your first day of work! How to make a good impression at social events (and how to make a bad one) Why there is almost no excuse for not showing up or notifying a host that you can’t make an event Why treating everyone with respect, always, is so important Why you need to treat summer jobs as the start of your professional reputation Why first drafts aren’t really drafts That it’s your job to make your boss look good Why you need to do your homework, and then ask good questions, to avoid surprises How important communication is to success at work What to do if you do mess up at work Resources: CareerDicta (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/careerdicta) Networking Strategies (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/careerdicta/networking-strategies/) Getting a Law Job, What to Wear, and How to Behave (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/careerdicta/getting-law-job-wear-behave/) Getting an Offer: Being Professional in a Generation-Gap Workplace (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/getting-an-offer-being-professional-in-a-generation-gap-workplace/) Podcast Episode 25: How to Behave Like a Professional in the Legal Workplace (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-25-behave-like-professional-legal-workplace/) Download the Transcript (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/episode-188-making-people-hate-you-at-work/) If you enjoy the podcast, we'd love a nice review and/or rating on Apple Podcasts (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/law-school-toolbox-podcast/id1027603976) or your favorite listening app. And feel free to reach out to us directly. You can always reach us via the contact form on the Law School Toolbox website (http://lawschooltoolbox.com/contact). If you're concerned about the bar exam, check out our sister site, the Bar Exam Toolbox (http://barexamtoolbox.com/). You can also sign up for our weekly podcast newsletter (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/get-law-school-podcast-updates/) to make sure you never miss an episode! Thanks for listening! Alison & Lee

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