Mass Mailing - Recruiting Contact or Alumni?

(On Campus Interviews, Summer Associate positions, Firm Reviews, Tips, ...)
Forum rules
Anonymous Posting

Anonymous posting is only appropriate when you are revealing sensitive employment related information about a firm, job, etc. You may anonymously respond on topic to these threads. Unacceptable uses include: harassing another user, joking around, testing the feature, or other things that are more appropriate in the lounge.

Failure to follow these rules will get you outed, warned, or banned.
Anonymous User
Posts: 309332
Joined: Tue Aug 11, 2009 9:32 am

Mass Mailing - Recruiting Contact or Alumni?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Aug 23, 2011 9:34 am

So I don't have any callbacks yet and I'm going to churn up a new batch of resumes to shit out across the region. When doing mass mailing with firms with which I've had zero previous contact, does it make sense to contact an alum at the firm and send them my resume, or just dump it straight on the recruiting e-mail from NALP/webpage?

If the former, what should I say? It seems an awkward thing to send my resume to a complete stranger and ask them to do me a favor based on coming from the same school.

Return to “Legal Employment�

Who is online

The online users are hidden on this forum.