Today, I’m pleased to report that there are some open positions at the State Bar—jobs—and that you and your circle may be interested.
Please read, share, and apply at will.
As you’d guess, each position comes with its own requirements, skills, and experience levels. Among them, I suppose, there’s always a general, free-floating requirement that you get along with others (even for the lawyer position—ha!). HR might disagree with me, but that may be the most important skill of all. But … how best to assess that?
Well, before you consider applying, I urge you to contemplate the following hypothetical, wholly unrelated to my own experience at the State Bar of Arizona. (This is my own entirely un-self-interested way of helping out the HR professionals—you’re welcome!)
For this hypo, refer to the exemplar photo at right.
You walk into the break room for a cup of coffee. The carafe appears to hold a few teaspoons more than a single cup. Do you:
A. Pour the pot down the drain and start a fresh pot, because the remaining coffee is probably awful.
B. Fill your own cup, and then start a fresh pot.
C. Fill your own cup, replace the carafe onto the hot burner with mere drops left, and walk away.
A. You are a stand-up individual, one who should be considered for employment.
B. Though your taste in coffee is suspect, you would be welcome to be hired in a probationary capacity.
C. I can’t even. Please gather up your application and resume and return to the parking lot. We’re done.
Again, this is a mere hypothetical, not one that an applicant would necessarily be subjected to. Just food for thought.
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