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Tips and advice to get your CV noticed
Writing a CV for a Legal Executive

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?

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

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

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

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

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...

Ten ways to improve your law CV

Ten ways to improve your law CV

A stunning CV could be your ticket to an interview and your dream solicitor, barrister or paralegal job. All the advice from job-hunting experts says spend plenty of time getting your resume right. Don’t be sloppy, and in the ever-competitive legal...

Will hobbies help or hinder a law CV?

Will hobbies help or hinder a law CV?

By Heidi Nicholson Opinions are divided on whether there is any purpose to the ‘interests’ section of a CV. The traditional view is that your hobbies and pastimes show something of you as a person and demonstrate how rounded you are which could...

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