Any particular hairstyle law firms look for?

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chrisbforever
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Any particular hairstyle law firms look for?

Postby chrisbforever » Sun Apr 11, 2010 12:18 am

In between applying to law school (currently in the process right now), waiting for decisions and hoping to start in September 2011, i'm going to apply for a few legal research, paralegal type jobs. Anyway, currently I do the gel in the hair, semi spike thing:

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or more

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not me btw.


I think law firms look for the more conservative look, so now i'm thinking of going for a more "colbert" hairstyle, combed to the side kind of thing. I'm probably over analyzing the hair thing, but any suggestions?

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Tree
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Re: Any particular hairstyle law firms look for?

Postby Tree » Sun Apr 11, 2010 12:21 am

I suggest getting more conservative. You may still spike it, but from the looks of it right now you're going overboard. It looks like some character from Jersey Shore or Dragonball Z.

I say if you want to keep the spike, just don't do the sides like that.

FYI Colbert cut will probably be easier and take less primping and products.

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Re: Any particular hairstyle law firms look for?

Postby 174 » Sun Apr 11, 2010 12:24 am

OP I think you are okay, but only if you match it with an Ed Hardy suit and an orange tan. Gotta complete the look.

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Re: Any particular hairstyle law firms look for?

Postby stratocophic » Sun Apr 11, 2010 12:25 am

Employers want a man who's confident, a man unafraid of going all out in the pursuit of the almighty dollar and, by extension, willing to do anything to impress and/or intimidate a client. I give you... your new hairstyle.

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chrisbforever
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Re: Any particular hairstyle law firms look for?

Postby chrisbforever » Sun Apr 11, 2010 12:26 am

I have the long side burn things also, I guess that has to go, exactly like that guy in the pic.
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Re: Any particular hairstyle law firms look for?

Postby kalvano » Sun Apr 11, 2010 12:26 am

Try not to look like something from Japanese cartoons.

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Re: Any particular hairstyle law firms look for?

Postby RudeDudewithAttitude » Sun Apr 11, 2010 12:27 am

That haircut makes me want to punch you in your face and it reminds me of this quote:

"I like hair gel because it allows me to spot a**holes from a distance."
--Demetri Martin

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Re: Any particular hairstyle law firms look for?

Postby sluguy14 » Sun Apr 11, 2010 12:29 am

If you're not sure, err on the side of conservative hairstyles and grooming.

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Re: Any particular hairstyle law firms look for?

Postby Balthy » Sun Apr 11, 2010 12:40 am

You Americans are so uncivilized.

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chrisbforever
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Re: Any particular hairstyle law firms look for?

Postby chrisbforever » Sun Apr 11, 2010 12:42 am

haha, you know i wished we still wore those for customary use, i think they're awesome...the judges in some former and current British colonies still wear them.

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Re: Any particular hairstyle law firms look for?

Postby rockchalk86 » Sun Apr 11, 2010 9:09 am

I heard the preferred hairstyle is either the brazilian or the playboy

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Postby pleasetryagain » Sun Apr 11, 2010 9:11 am

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Re: Any particular hairstyle law firms look for?

Postby TCScrutinizer » Sun Apr 11, 2010 9:24 am

What... is... that?

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Re: Any particular hairstyle law firms look for?

Postby Cavalier » Sun Apr 11, 2010 9:28 am

Go with this just to be safe.

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Re: Any particular hairstyle law firms look for?

Postby ChrisC » Sun Apr 11, 2010 11:32 am

I don't think there's anything wrong with gel if you do it conservatively. A blowout would not go over well because it looks pretty immature.

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chrisbforever
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Re: Any particular hairstyle law firms look for?

Postby chrisbforever » Sun Apr 11, 2010 6:28 pm

So i guess i'll have to get the typical boring hairstyle haha, it's okay though.

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Postby Boba Fett » Sun Apr 11, 2010 6:32 pm

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Postby leraa6587 » Sun Apr 11, 2010 6:44 pm

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Postby Thirteen » Sun Apr 11, 2010 6:47 pm

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Re: Any particular hairstyle law firms look for?

Postby Bosque » Sun Apr 11, 2010 6:59 pm

leraa6587 wrote:
chrisbforever wrote:So i guess i'll have to get the typical boring hairstyle haha, it's okay though.



As a woman, I thank you for conceding to this. Sideburns and/ or spiked hair scream high school dropout. Polished is posh. Go look at any large brand's men's fashion show if you are desperate for inspiration. If you wear Axe it may be time to invest on some EXPENSIVE cologne. It's very easy to tell when it's cheap... Gross haha


Or, you know, don't wear cologne. Just stick with the degree or the old spice.

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Re: Any particular hairstyle law firms look for?

Postby chrisbforever » Sun Apr 11, 2010 7:04 pm

Haha, thankfully i'm not a high school drop out, however, where i live i guess the hair style is "the style" around here.

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Re: Any particular hairstyle law firms look for?

Postby gdane » Sun Apr 11, 2010 7:50 pm

If youre good looking then you can have whatever style you want. Good looking people get more leeway.

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Re: Any particular hairstyle law firms look for?

Postby BruceBarr » Sun Apr 11, 2010 7:55 pm

chrisbforever wrote:Haha, thankfully i'm not a high school drop out, however, where i live i guess the hair style is "the style" around here.


That is "style" nowhere.

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Re: Any particular hairstyle law firms look for?

Postby hsprophet » Mon Apr 12, 2010 9:43 am

I really can't believe someone asked this. Just use common sense and don't do anything wild.

I have no hair, so I don't have to worry about it.




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