Attorney (Female, Age 30) in Austin, TX
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At a Glance
Basic data on your current job
|Other Compensation||None Set|
|Company Size||(not answered)|
|Years Experience||5 years|
Opinions on your CAREER overall (i.e. not just your current job)
|Years in Career||0|
|Income Rating||0 / 10|
|Interest Rating||0 / 10|
|Work-Life Rating||0 / 10|
|Fulfilment Rating||0 / 10|
Table of Contents
Current job Q&A
Describe the type of organization you work for.
Medium size law firm
Describe your job role and responsibilities.
Research, draft memos to the clients, take depositions
Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
health insurance, life insurance
Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
Yes. I hate the long hours
Do you work collaboratively with supervisors/managers?
Do you work collaboratively with your co-workers?
Describe your work location (e.g., office, home, theatre, in the field) and what you like/dislike about working in it.
Office. It’s nice to have your own office
Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Job Title: 7
Level of Responsibility: 3
The Actual Work: 6
How you got your job
How did you get your current job?
What was the application process?
Submitted resume, writing sample, transcript
Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
Yes, interviews. 3 rounds of interviews
If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
Previous experience, technical background questions
Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
Not really, law school is more about learning to think critically and provides a theoretical background but not about day-to-day legal work
If applicable, do you feel your internship experience helped you prepare for your job?
If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?
Consider the life-work balance before going to law school
What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
Great writing skills, social skills, ability to work under pressure
Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
Take that trip to Europe now cause once you start working you won’t have time for vacation
Prior work history
Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:
|Prior Job 1||associate||3||170000||Intellectual Property Associate attorney|
|Prior Job 2||associate||2||125||Intellectual Property Associate attorney|
Please list your educational background:
High School GPA:4
|4||American University||law and society|
|Graduate or Professional|
(Masters or Doctorate)
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