CV Advice

Tips and advice to get your CV noticed

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...

Writing a CV for a Legal Executive

Writing a brilliant CV is essential to your job search. Why? Because you won;t get to interview stage without it - at least not in the legal industry. So if you're searching for a top chartered legal executive career, it might be time to give your CV an...

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...

How to write a CV template for a Solicitor

Regardless of whether you're moving into criminal law, corporate law or immigration law, it can be difficult to land the job you want. The first step is writing an excellent CV that stands out from the competition. Writing a CV is challenging and time...

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...

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