Saturday, September 26, 2015

Advice: Getting Legal Jobs in Government and Public Organizations

According to Law Crossing, soliciting jobs in these arenas requires a different strategy than seeking jobs in the private arena. The suggested strategy is “badgering”:

"Badgering" — the constant inquiry of status and announcement of desire for employment — is a technique more suited to government and public organizations than to private organizations, due to a relatively objective pattern of hiring in government agencies and public organizations and to a peculiarly subjective, partisan hiring pattern in legislative offices. In addition, hiring goals and projections often change more rapidly in public than in private organizations.

Still, I wouldn’t discount a modest amount of badgering when seeking jobs in the public sphere.

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