The lunch (or breakfast, or dinner) interview is ideally suited to reveal characteristics about the candidate not easily discovered otherwise, and can be useful to the job seeker for similar reasons, consultants Valerie Fontaine and Roberta Kass write. If handled well, the social ritual of breaking bread together can cement a relationship and help lead to a job offer. The authors discuss how to finesse mealtime interviews and answer some important questions, such as whether it's OK to ask for a doggy bag.
Interview Strategies: Handling Mealtime Interviews With Aplomb
Special to Law.com
January 25, 2010