[This got way too long - see next page for TL;DR]   1) What did you do right during your articles? Working like a dog isn't necessarily a bad idea.  I got into some bad habits and worked far too many late nights, but I got a reputation as a very hard worker when others got a reputation as not being too serious about their jobs.  (That can lead to other negative stereotypes: entitled, lazy, self-centered, not a team player.)  Especially as an articling student, when you have so much to learn,
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