competency

How to be a STAR in your Competency Based Interview

Competency based interviews are a style of interview which is increasingly being used by law firms to assess a candidate’s suitability for a job. This isn’t just for NQ roles but for private practice positions at all levels. But what are they and how should you prepare? Continue reading…

Time

“I can’t get no Satisfaction!”: Tips on positioning yourself for a satisfying career in 2017

The New Year is often a time when many people take stock of their lives and perhaps try to stick to the resolutions they dreamt up a few days ago. We are led to believe that finding a new job regularly features in the top 10 New Year’s resolution lists and this is certainly borne out by the number of new enquiries we receive every January. But when is a good time to find a new legal job? Continue reading…

south west

The South West…. So much more than just Wallace & Gromit and the Wurzels!

The South West is the largest of the nine official regions of England. It covers 9,200 square miles and comprises Gloucestershire, Bristol, Wiltshire, Somerset, Dorset, Devon, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. The region is currently home to five million people. Continue reading…

Itchy feet and strategies for jumping ship

With Christmas and the New Year fast approaching it’s a time when many people take stock of their lives and perhaps start to think about New Year’s resolutions. We are led to believe that finding a new job regularly features in the top 10 New Year’s resolution lists and this is certainly borne out by the number of new enquiries we receive every January. But is this a good time of year to find a new legal job? Is there ever a ‘good’ time of year? Or even a good time in your career?  Continue reading…