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Category Archives: Technology

The bold new legal frontier: cryptocurrency/digital assets

As part of my role as an in-house legal recruiter, I’m tasked to forecast legal recruitment trends. And as part of my life as a perennial explorer of technological advancement, I’m addicted to learning what’s on the horizon. I’ll also confess that I’m an everyday

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Birmingham Property Hype… speeds up!

LinkedIn profile tips

Unless you’ve been hiding in a dark cave or stranded on a desert island, you’ll be familiar with social media and the huge impact your online presence has on your professional and personal life. LinkedIn is a fantastic platform to showcase your professional experience and

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Fake News Facebook – Time to move on?

Questions we’ve been asking ourselves…  1) How did they let this happen? 2) Did they influence election results? 3) Should we boycott Facebook? The simplistic answers seem to be… 1) They did it in pursuit of profits 2) Yes, they did 3) No, not really

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Should I be offering Agile/ Flexible working? The answer might surprise you!

The ability to communicate “electronically” has been widely used by companies to attract top talent. Systems are lauded as being state of the art, modern, the latest technology, geared up for remote working…the list could go on. These “tag” lines are often used as a

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

Recruiting lawyers in Milton Keynes, particularly within the TMT sector

Milton Keynes is a growing UK town which has grown significantly over the years. It is home to a number of leading UK and international companies, many of which employ in-house lawyers, and it has some of the fastest population and job growth rates of

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Do the maths…then things will add up and fall into place.

It’s a wonderful World (Wide Web)

More of a personal blog from me this month. My family and I are making preparations for my grandmothers visit to see us here in the UK coming all the way from Australia. It’s a special visit as she is due to turn 90 this

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Kissing frogs

Generation Dinosaur

I have been feeling decidedly ancient of late which is rather depressing. I put this down to a number of reasons but several standout. The first being that I was recently shown a hideous close up photo of the side of my face. Ordinarily, the

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