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Recruitment bio

Rob has over twenty years’ experience in recruitment and joined BCL Legal in 2017 to head up our talent function.  This role sees him assume responsibility for attracting and recruiting outstanding individuals to work with us so that we can continue to provide superb service to our clients and candidates.  Rob is also responsible for ensuring that our Learning and Development function fully nurtures our people and helps them to maximise their potential.

Rob is always interested to hear from people who might have an interest in joining our team.  Please drop him a line if you’d like to have an informal, exploratory chat about how a career with BCL could be the right move for you.

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Good recruiters are superheroes!

An interviewee from the legal profession recently asked me what I thought were the top three attributes it took to make a good recruitment consultant (answer to follow), but the bottom line is that a good recruiter is a Superhero, such is the rare blend of three very different characteristics which go to make a great recruiter.  Yes, we may be regarded as a necessary evil, but think on before you take a...


Salah, De Bruyne and how Mourinho has ruined my life

I’m a lifelong Chelsea fan. I have to say lifelong, so I can underline that I am not some Johnny Come Lately glory hunter.  And we all know they all support City now, in any case. It’s been a hard and disappointing season for Chelsea, brightened only by the prospect of an FA Cup Final against Manchester United, now managed by Chelsea’s former Manager, Jose Mourinho, the man who has ruined my...


Two essential things you should do when applying for a job

After a day out of the office on Friday and with a raft of CVs in my inbox after some new job postings, a big chunk of my Monday was spent going through CVs I had received in application for some of our internal vacancies. As the day wore on, my mood darkened as I grew increasingly frustrated by two basic mistakes being repeated over and over again. These applications were immediately screened out...

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