190: How to Pass the Interview Happy Hour Test (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 pass the dreaded interview "happy hour test." In this episode we discuss: What the "happy hour test" is Why you can’t forget to prepare for the social aspects of interviewing Red flag behaviors and conversation topics to avoid Why having and showing personality and healthy confidence is a good thing How to walk the line between arrogance and confidence Small things to do to start the interview off on a good note How to hold up your end of the conversation Why it is so important to be nice to everyone, not just your interviewer Resources: Is the Secret to Acing a Job Interview Passing the Happy Hour Test? (https://thegirlsguidetolawschool.com/02/is-the-secret-to-acing-a-job-interview-passing-the-happy-hour-test/) Podcast Episode 27: Job Interview Basics (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-27-job-interview-basics/) Podcast Episode 173: FAQ’s About Resumes and Cover Letters (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-173-frequently-asked-questions-about-resumes-and-cover-letters-w-sadie-jones/) Podcast Episode 175: Top Interview Questions (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-175-top-interview-questions-with-ex-biglaw-recruiter-sadie-jones/) Podcast Episode 5: Maintaining Authenticity in the Legal Profession (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-5-maintaining-authenticity-legal-profession/) How to Prepare for OCI Interviews (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/prepare-oci-interviews/) Download the Transcript (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/episode-190-interview-happy-hour-test/) 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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