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Could Sarah Palin be President – the power of self-belief in job hunting.

Welcome Sarah Palin, the President of the USA and leader of the free world.  That has to be pretty much the ultimate job title and think of the power that goes with that.  It is certainly not the best paid … Continue reading

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Social Media and Recruitment Consultants – help or hindrance? It’s your career, don’t blow it

In my former life I was a head-hunter for 14 years and I am certainly not anti-recruiters, I am also a big fan of social media when used sensibly.  However, it always amazed me then and now wearing a different … Continue reading

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Legal blogs we think you might like

Blogging is seeing a huge growth globally and is extremely popular in the legal industry. There are hundreds of law blogs – many have been established for years and there are also some great newcomers. Some are focused on specific … Continue reading

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The private lives of the rich and famous influence privacy laws – is it right to protect these fallen heroes?

Ok so Dominique Strauss-Kahn, former head of the IMF and French Presidential hopeful, and Sir Fred Goodwin former head of RBS are not really heroes in the traditional way but, certainly to many financiers around the world, they were figureheads.  … Continue reading

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CV’s & Resumes – Your personal information, keeping it safe and accurate

I have read so many blogs over the past few weeks about the security of your personal information, and how many different ways that the world can access your career history.  There was talk about aggregating all of your information … Continue reading

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APPLYING FOR A JOB ‘LESSON 101’ – EMAIL, THE RULES

For the vast majority of you this will just be a source of amusement but there are a couple of serious issues at stake.  What is the point of applying for a legal job only to be knocked back at … Continue reading

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How to develop your legal career

Success in any industry doesn’t just happen. Generally, success comes to people who work hard and have a clear career trajectory and target. Even for the most motivated people, it can be easy to lose sight of our goals and … Continue reading

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