CV Advice

Tips and advice to get your CV noticed

5 essential skills for your Solicitor’s CV

In the legal industry, competition for jobs is fierce. In order to land your ideal role, your solicitor CV needs to stand out with strong and relevant skills. As well as sharing your experience, achievements and job history, your CV should highlight your...

6 transferable skills to put in your paralegal CV

Applying for paralegal roles successfully will require a strong CV; but if you are new to the industry, you may not have a huge amount of legal experience to write about.But that doesn’t mean you don’t have anything valuable to offer, because you probably...

How to write a winning entry-level legal CV

The number of law graduates continues to rise, with (currently 31,315 in the UK) in the past year alone. If you’re applying for entry-level legal positions, you do not necessarily need a law degree, but you are likely to face stiff competition from...

20 top CV tips for 2019

January is here, and there’s probably a lot going on around you at the moment - festive parties have taken their toll, and now as your company prepares to tackle 2019 with a vengeance, you might be asking yourself if you still want to be in the same job for the...

Writing a CV for a Legal Executive

It goes without saying that a brilliant CV will be your ticket to an interview and a great legal executive job.As a starting point, remember that hundreds of other people may be applying for the same position as you, and recruiters can realistically only...

Should I use a generic CV to apply for jobs?

Hiring managers receive an average of 75 CVs per position that they post, so their time is limited when reading through yours. If it doesn’t stand out to them, then it’s likely heading for the rejection pile.When you are applying for jobs, the easiest...

How to get your legal CV noticed

The legal job market is highly competitive, and your best weapon is a sharp CV if you want to land a top role. Your CV is your shop window to showcase potential employers your core skills, talents and knowledge. As such, you want your CV to give recruiters a picture...

How to write a standout CV

Writing a CV is something many of us will have plenty of experience doing. But what’s the difference between a standard CV, and a job winning CV? Read on to find out more about the aspects you should consider before you start typing: Choose CV headings and be...

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