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Category Archives: Family

The reality of flexible working for both lawyer and employer

A common question recruiters are asked is: “does the firm [where attending interview] have an agile working policy?” The past five years have seen an increase in demand for flexible working and the option is now a prerequisite for many candidate lawyers. Because of this,

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The top reasons why your law firm is losing good lawyers

Lawyer retention is a priority for most law firms. Replacing good lawyers is difficult and costly. Also, change is unsettling to a firm’s teams (and the firm as a whole). So why do so many good lawyers who are progressing well at their firm and appear

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Interview preparation

Location, location, location!

The location an individual works in is an extremely important matter to consider – and rightly so! Location dictates a number of factors that have to be considered in any job move. Widening the geographical area that someone might consider can allow individuals to access

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Justyna. Kucharska

‘Why you SHOULD use a recruitment consultant to secure your next role…’

Securing a job in an increasingly competitive market is hard work and requires a lot of time and effort. Firstly, you have to do some soul searching and figure out the reasons for wanting to leave your current role and come up with a visual

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Are you afraid to read this blog?

Don’t Stop Believing

Wouldn’t life be more fun if it was like a musical?! Honestly, can you imagine just breaking out into song and dance in the middle of the street and everyone around just joining in? It would be amazing! Well that’s just my opinion of course,

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Have you heard the one about the Englishwomen, Scotswomen and German woman?

I am sure that Angela Merkel, Nicola Sturgeon and Theresa May have many things in common in addition to being exceptional politicians. For a recruitment consultant who spends a reasonable amount of time talking to candidates about how to make their career work around their

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Going back is not always a bad thing!

Why working with a bunch of foodies is a good thing!

As I look round the table at the rest of my team, I can see a bag of pretzels, a bag of Haribos, an orange and some chocolate (the rest of the snacks were eaten before 10am this morning). I have to be honest; I

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What’s in a name? Keeping your maiden name in the workplace.

The 24 hour divorce

I saw an article in the paper last week on a new service being offered by a number of law firms relating to a 24 hour divorce clinic for couples wishing to dissolve their marriage. As a newly wed myself I certainly won’t be requiring

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Is it time to Reconsider Your Future as a Sole Practitioner?

Is it time to Reconsider Your Future as a Sole Practitioner?

With professional indemnity insurance costs rising and changes within the legal industry making it ever harder to survive as a sole practitioner, we are seeing an increasing number of sole practitioners joining larger practices to be able to continue to exist and to continue offering

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