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How to write a CV template for a Solicitor

Writing a CV can be one of the most challenging parts of a jobhunt. Many of us are perfectly capable of selling ourselves in person, but when it comes to putting pen to paper (or fingers to keyboard), many of us struggle to create a clear and concise CV. A...

Get the LinkedIn guide for Lawyers

If there’s one thing you can do to enhance your employability, it's getting up to speed on LinkedIn.   Just starting out in your career? Perhaps you’ve got years of experience? Either way, it’s never too late to push your personal brand.   Why LinkedIn?...

CV mistakes you could be making

If you've been working for a number of years, you're probably used to hearing advice about what you should be putting on your CV. But has anyone ever mentioned what you shouldn't be doing? Below, we've highlighted some of the biggest reasons why a...

A day in the life of a lawyer

Lawyers are some of the most hardworking people out there. They put in many more hours of work compared to those in other professions. In fact, what you might see on TV, like lawyers relaxing, chatting and enjoying lunch with clients, is not realistic. The...

ILSPA: The key steps in securing a legal secretary role

We’ve collaborated with the Institute of Legal Secretaries and PA’s to bring you a special blog today. ILSPA has kindly provided us with an outline of the key steps to securing a role as a legal secretary. Legal secretaries, that is, quality legal...

The First Year Action Plan for Law Graduates

Law has become one of the most popular university courses in the UK; and with more students choosing their path in the legal sector every year, the job market is becoming even more competitive. As a law graduate, you will find that rejection is...

Changing careers in your 30’s

Thinking of changing careers? At 30+, it will feel like you’ve been working for a long time now. More than likely, you will be working for the next 35 years of your life too. If you’ve still got some time left in your working life, you may be questioning...

5 proven tips to combat interview nerves

We've all suffered from interview nerves. The typical telltale signs include a rapidly beating heart, blood gushing around your body, sweaty palms and a flushed-looking face. You’re nervous. But why does this happen? Are you overthinking it perhaps? Maybe...

7 easy tips to achieve happiness at work

While some people jump out of bed in the morning ready to tackle the working day ahead, others find it a bit harder to maintain their positivity - particularly someone who has worked at the same place for a few years. Happiness at work depends on a variety...

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