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Category Archives: Change


Why work for the rest, when you can work for the best

Five years’ ago I sat in a six month review meeting with my Associate Director James Brewster and talked very openly about wanting to build the biggest and most successful commercial legal recruitment team in Birmingham. Very specifically this included wanting to open up a

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How come 95% of the lawyers that register with us are happy in their current role?

You would have thought that if somebody registers with a recruitment consultant to look for a new role they must be unhappy in their job. As the title to this blog suggests this is just not the case when thinking about the lawyers that I

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New Trainees – Top Tips, Take them or Leave Them!

It’s the end of August, and you’re finally back from Ibiza or South East Asia and various mud-splattered music festivals, tanned and relaxed. Monday 5 September – all the kids go back to school and it’s day 1 of your Training Contract. Finally all the

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Fight or Flight – Why would you stick at a job you do not love?

Stamina and resilience are strengths which get sports players through tough matches and the military through times of conflict. Both strengths are also present in lawyers who work in roles they do not love, otherwise why would they get up everyday and go into work?

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Christmas is coming…

So at the time of writing this, there are 85 days till Christmas Day! This thought fills me with both dread and excitement! I have 2 small children so it really is a magical time of year with them however whilst managing my day job

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