Law School Toolbox Podcast Episode 284: How to Frame Non-Academic Aspects of the Job Hunt

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Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we have ex-BigLaw recruiter Sadie Jones with us to talk about all of the non-academic aspects of the job hunt -- in other words, what legal employers are looking at, besides just grades.

In this episode we discuss:

>What are the non-academic experiences/abilities/activities you can think about highlighting in your resume and interviews?

>Why are legal employers looking at things outside of See more +

Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we have ex-BigLaw recruiter Sadie Jones with us to talk about all of the non-academic aspects of the job hunt -- in other words, what legal employers are looking at, besides just grades.

In this episode we discuss:

>What are the non-academic experiences/abilities/activities you can think about highlighting in your resume and interviews?

>Why are legal employers looking at things outside of grades?

>A few things that might seem impressive but not be worthwhile to most employers

>How to figure out what about your background is best to highlight

>The benefit of bringing up whatever it is that makes you diverse

>Presenting a well-framed personal story during the interview process

Resources:

>CareerDicta (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/careerdicta/)

>Podcast Episode 27: Job Interview Basics (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-27-job-interview-basics/)

>Podcast Episode 166: How to Frame Your Job Search Story (w/Sadie Jones) (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-166-how-to-frame-your-job-search-story-w-sadie-jones/)

>Podcast Episode 237: Handling Resume and Cover Letter Difficulties (w/Sadie Jones) (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-237-handling-resume-and-cover-letter-difficulties-w-sadie-jones/)

>Podcast Episode 247: Mastering Behavioral Interviews (w/Sadie Jones) (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-epiosode-247-mastering-behavioral-interviews-w-sadie-jones/)

>Podcast Episode 278: Questions to Ask (and Avoid Asking) in Legal Job Interviews (w/Sadie Jones) (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-278-questions-to-ask-and-avoid-asking-in-legal-job-interviews-w-sadie-jones/)

>The Art of the Legal Job Interview (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/the-art-of-the-legal-job-interview/)

>Questions to Ask Legal Employers During Interviews (https://www.thebalancecareers.com/questions-to-ask-and-avoid-in-legal-job-interviews-2164481)

Download the Transcript (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/episode-284-how-to-frame-non-academic-aspects-of-the-job-hunt/)

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