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Category Archives: Internal recruitment

CV Tips for Recruiters

My working day often begins by looking through that morning’s CVs from alerts on job boards. I hope against hope that today, there will be that special candidate who graduated two or three years ago, has a solid couple of years under his or her

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The Apprentice Week 2: “Fur Trees”, Breakdancing and Keeping Score

And so we come to week two. I went to see Blade Runner 2049 at the weekend. Amongst other things, the film throws up some big existential questions: what is a soul? What is it to be human? Isn’t Ryan Gosling’s hair nice? But none

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South East vacancy trends, a summary of a recent Vacancysoft and APSCo report

Recruiting right now? How your internal recruitment team can make or break the process for you

The premise of my blog may seem rather odd, as you would expect a company’s internal recruitment function to have its best interests at heart, however in a significant number of cases this is simply not the case. A good internal recruitment function can be

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Don’t believe the hype

Why choose recruitment?

Many of our recruiters at BCL Legal are ex lawyers who have taken the decision to change career whilst still utilizing their legal knowledge. Thinking of moving out of law when you have gone through extensive and often costly training is a hard decision to

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A guide to working as a temporary document review lawyer

BCL Legal – What it’s like on the inside…

My name is Joe Blackburn and I’m a geography student in my final year at Newcastle Uni. At some point in the last year I decided I was going to take a brave punt and attempt to enter the recruitment industry. With a spare week on

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Nick Fear

BCL Legal – Why wouldn’t you work here?

It is a source of considerable perplexity that BCL Legal continues to grow our presence across the Midlands and South West, whilst our competitors appear to be standing still. Our growth isn’t about “bums on seats” but it is a necessity to continue to try

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Paralegals - Should I stay or should I go?

Back to BCL Legal, the right role?

I first encountered BCL Legal in 2004 when I entrusted them with my next career move. As it happens that career move ended up being with BCL Legal as their first employee! I did move on from BCL Legal and went back into practice but

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Is there any flexibility… in relation to your perfect candidate?

Have you considered your career aspirations recently… I recently did and look where I ended up!!

“It never ceases to amaze me how many people give very little thought to major career decisions”. [James Caan, Linked In, 2 September 2014] The quote above got me thinking… There are certain times in our lives where we reach a junction of ‘change’. Often

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