Interviewing When You Can’t Shake Hands (Part II): The Employer’s Perspective

Recorded On: 01/28/2021

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Remote interviews may be the only way you will get someone hired. As follow-up to December’s program, Interviewing When You Can’t Shake Hands, the presenters will discuss the topic from an employer’s perspective. Topics include issues that arise from the format of the interview; scheduling the interview; technology; security; selling the organization; and assessing candidates. The panelists work in a variety of law library types and will provide practical ideas to make your next remote interview more successful.


  1. Learn issues that arise from remote interviews  
  2. How to create a framework for preparing to conduct a remote interview  
  3. Learn strategies and tips for conducting successful remote interviews


  • Michelle Hook Dewey, BakerHostsetler 
  • TJ Striepe, Alexander Campbell King Law Library  
  • Elizabeth Osbourne, Library of Congress


  • Sarah Mauldin, DeKalb County Law Library

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Interviewing When You Can’t Shake Hands (Part II): The Employer’s Perspective
01/28/2021 at 11:00 AM (CST)  |  Recorded On: 01/28/2021
01/28/2021 at 11:00 AM (CST)  |  Recorded On: 01/28/2021
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Michelle Hook Dewey

Michelle Hook Dewey is the Legal-Research Services Manager at BakerHostetler in Atlanta.  She has previously worked at the University of Illinois Law Library and at the Southern Illinois University Law Library.  Michelle received her Master of Library & Information Science degree from the University of Illinois. She has a J.D. and an LL.M. in health law and policy from Southern Illinois University, and a B.A. from Northeastern Illinois University.  Michelle has developed an expertise and research interest in the use of online technologies in the traditional classroom, hybrid teaching models, and the ABA’s approach to online learning.

Beth Osborne

Beth Osborne is a Senior Legal Reference Librarian at the Law Library of Congress. In this position, she provides legal research services and teaches classes on statutory and regulatory research to congressional staff and members of the public. Before joining the Library of Congress, Beth was an information specialist at Wahab Public Law Library in Virginia Beach and a court attorney in Manhattan. Beth holds a JD from Brooklyn Law School and an MSIS from the University of Tennessee.

Thomas "TJ" Streipe

Thomas "T.J." Striepe is the Associate Director for Research Services at the University of Georgia Alexander Campbell King Law Library. He serves as the primary liaison between the law library and the faculty and administration.  He earned his B.B.A from the University of Iowa and his J.D from Arizona State University School of Law, and his M.L.I.S. from the University of Arizona.