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The Law School Toolbox Podcast: Tools for Law Students from 1L to the Bar Exam, and Beyond

314 EpisodesProduced by Alison Monahan and Lee Burgess - Law School Toolbox, LLCWebsite

The Law School Toolbox podcast is an engaging show for law students about law school, the bar exam, legal careers, and life. Each week, we offer practical tips and advice on academic matters, careers, and more. The Law School Toolbox podcast is hosted by opinionated law school and bar exam experts A… read more

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137: How to Handle Difficult Workplace Situations (w/Sadie Jones)

Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we are pleased to welcome back Sadie Jones, an ex-BigLaw recruiter, to talk about how to handle difficult situations at work.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • What to tell your employer/prospective employer when the grades that got you the job have tanked or you’ve failed the bar exam
  • How to tell your employer you're taking a judicial clerkship
  • Whether and what criminal, mental, physical, or substance abuse issues need to be discussed with your boss
  • How to have difficult conversations about troublesome bosses or coworkers or just because you’ve taken on too much work
  • Technology! What to do when you’ve accidentally opened or deleted something you shouldn’t have

Resources:

Episode Transcript: Download the Transcript (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Episode_137_How-to-Handle-Difficult-Workplace-Situations-revised.pdf

If you enjoy the podcast, we'd love a nice review and/or rating on Apple Podcasts (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/law-school-toolbox-podcast/id1027603976) (or your listening platform of choice). And feel free to reach out to us directly. You can always reach us via the contact form on the Law School Toolbox website (http://lawschooltoolbox.com/contact). If you're concerned about the bar exam, check out our sister site, the Bar Exam Toolbox (http://barexamtoolbox.com/).

Thanks for listening!

Alison & Lee

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