How is the "5 Open Offers" rule enforced?

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How is the "5 Open Offers" rule enforced?

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Oct 01, 2010 4:30 pm

And what are the consequences of violating it?

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Re: How is the "5 Open Offers" rule enforced?

Postby Kohinoor » Fri Oct 01, 2010 4:32 pm

Anonymous User wrote:And what are the consequences of violating it?

The rules seem more like suggestions.

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Re: How is the "5 Open Offers" rule enforced?

Postby spondee » Fri Oct 01, 2010 4:57 pm

What's the point of violating it? If you have 5+ offers, is it really that hard to identify 5 favorites within a week and turn the other(s) down?

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Re: How is the "5 Open Offers" rule enforced?

Postby vamedic03 » Sat Oct 02, 2010 12:08 am

Anonymous User wrote:And what are the consequences of violating it?


Don't be a douche. Just make a decision as to your least favorite.

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Re: How is the "5 Open Offers" rule enforced?

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Oct 02, 2010 1:11 pm

From http://www.nalp.org/studentprofessionalism
How many offers can I consider at once?

Pursuant to NALP Principles and Standards Part V.A.3, a student should not hold open more than five offers of employment at any one time. For each offer received that places a student over the offer limit, the students should, within one week or receipt of the excess offer, release an offer.

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What if the employer I am interviewing with is not a NALP member or is not abiding by the NALP guidelines?

Compliance with the NALP Principles and Standards is voluntary. However, most NALP member employers and most law schools do take the Principles and Standards seriously because they respect the need for ethical guidelines to promote fairness in the interviewing and offer process. Violations of the NALP guidelines should be reported to your career services office.

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Re: How is the "5 Open Offers" rule enforced?

Postby Unemployed » Sat Oct 02, 2010 1:19 pm

Anonymous User wrote:From http://www.nalp.org/studentprofessionalism
How many offers can I consider at once?

Pursuant to NALP Principles and Standards Part V.A.3, a student should not hold open more than five offers of employment at any one time. For each offer received that places a student over the offer limit, the students should, within one week or receipt of the excess offer, release an offer.

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What if the employer I am interviewing with is not a NALP member or is not abiding by the NALP guidelines?

Compliance with the NALP Principles and Standards is voluntary. However, most NALP member employers and most law schools do take the Principles and Standards seriously because they respect the need for ethical guidelines to promote fairness in the interviewing and offer process. Violations of the NALP guidelines should be reported to your career services office.


A lot of good that did in the past two years.

http://abovethelaw.com/2008/10/accept-your-offers-stop-screwin-around-you-kids-screw-around-too-much/

http://abovethelaw.com/2009/08/accept-your-offers-all-of-them/

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Re: How is the "5 Open Offers" rule enforced?

Postby Renzo » Sat Oct 02, 2010 2:38 pm

Anonymous User wrote:And what are the consequences of violating it?

The only meaningful consequence is that every morning you have to wake up and look at an insufferably indecisive clown in the mirror. Really, you can't even pick your top five?

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Re: How is the "5 Open Offers" rule enforced?

Postby phoenixsoars » Sat Oct 02, 2010 5:16 pm

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Re: How is the "5 Open Offers" rule enforced?

Postby Renzo » Sat Oct 02, 2010 5:20 pm

phoenixsoars wrote:Is this now the douchiest thread of this year's recruiting season?

Not even close




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