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  • Job description problems - Unclear salary ranges

    The Frustration of Ambiguous Salary Ranges in Job Descriptions: A Call for Transparency

    • 4 Apr 2024
    • Stephen Pamnani, Recruitment Account Manager

    In today's competitive job market, clarity is key for both job seekers and employers. Yet, one aspect that continues to cause frustration and uncertainty is the ambiguous or undisclosed salary ranges in job descriptions.

  • Finding time to look for work

    Balancing Act: Finding Time to Job Hunt Amid Life's Commitments

    • 19 Mar 2024
    • Stephen Pamnani, Recruitment Account Manager

    In today's fast-paced world, juggling multiple commitments is a common challenge for many individuals seeking to advance their careers or transition to new opportunities.

  • Turning to Temps

    • 12 Apr 2024
    • Rakesh Punj, Regional Account Manager

    In recent years, the UK has witnessed a notable surge in the utilisation of temporary employment by businesses across various sectors. This trend of relying on temporary workers, often referred to as temps, has become increasingly prevalent, prompting us to conduct a closer examination of the factors driving this shift in hiring practices and its broader implications.

  • The importance of upskilling for legal professionals

    • 10 Apr 2024
    • Sasha Kum, Recruitment Account Manager

    In the realm of law, where changes in regulations, technologies, and client expectations are constant, the need for legal professionals to upskill has never been more crucial. This article delves into the significance of upskilling for legal professionals and why it's imperative for their continued success.

  • The significance of Brand in attracting top legal talent

    • 3 Apr 2024
    • Rakesh Punj, Regional Account Manager

    Law firms often find themselves vying for the attention of top-tier legal talent. In this pursuit, the importance of brand cannot be overstated. In the UK legal sector, where reputation and credibility are paramount, a strong brand can make all the difference in securing the best talent available.

  • The rise and fall of Hustle Culture

    • 27 Mar 2024
    • Sasha Kum, Recruitment Account Manager

    In recent years, hustle culture has emerged as a prominent trend, glorifying the pursuit of relentless work, productivity, and achievement. This article explores the rise and subsequent decline of hustle culture, examining its origins, manifestations, and eventual reassessment in contemporary society.

  • Combating ageism in the workplace

    • 18 Mar 2024
    • Stephen Pamnani, Recruitment Account Manager

    Age bias, also known as ageism, refers to prejudice or discrimination against individuals based on their age, particularly in employment settings. This piece explores ways to combat age bias effectively, promoting fairness and inclusivity across generations.

  • The rise of mid-career pivots: chasing dream jobs beyond the traditional path

    • 15 Mar 2024
    • Sasha Kum, Recruitment Account Manager

    Increasingly, individuals are re-evaluating their career paths and opting for mid-career pivots in pursuit of their passion projects and dream jobs. This trend reflects a shifting mindset towards prioritising fulfilment, purpose, and personal growth over conventional markers of success.

  • The Waiting Game

    • 4 Mar 2024
    • Aimee Mann, Recruitment Consultant, Sellick Partnership

    Within the legal field, where every move is strategic and every decision carries weight, there can often be a challenge that tests the resolve of even the most composed professionals: the waiting game. Aimee Mann highlights some of the reasons that can cause a candidate to wait, how to navigate through this period, and proactive approaches you can take to alleviate any delays.

  • The rise of environmental issues in the workplace and what improvements you can make in your firm

    • 4 Mar 2024
    • Amy Walker, Head of Marketing, G2 Legal Limited

    Firms are at various stages of understanding their environmental position and how to implement changes to improve it. For some firms understanding where to start on the environmental impact journey can be overwhelming and so here are a few tips that can help you to make steps in the right direction at your firm.

  • Incorporating Intersectionality: the key to inclusive hiring practices

    • 4 Mar 2024
    • Rakesh Punj, Regional Account Manager

    By incorporating intersectionality into hiring processes, organisations can cultivate a workforce that reflects the richness of human diversity and fosters a culture of equity and belonging. In this piece, we cover several key principles and practices for incorporating intersectionality into hiring.

  • Navigating 2024: Salary trends in private practice and public sector law

    • 29 Feb 2024
    • Faith Kelly and Ellie Warde, Sellick Partnership

    As legal professionals prepare for another year of challenges and opportunities, understanding the forecast for salary trends, combined with the growing importance of flexibility and career advancement, is paramount for legal teams looking to expand. Here we have highlighted some of the top trends we are witnessing right now, as well as what we expect in the coming months within both private practice and public sector teams.

  • Making the move In-House

    • 28 Feb 2024
    • Charlotte Williams, Chadwick Nott

    During the last decade we have seen considerable growth in the number of lawyers working in-house coupled with an increasing trend for companies to appoint their first in-house counsel. This growth has been even more evident in the regions in both commerce & industry and ‘not for profit’ & charitable organisations.

  • Digital Nomadism: the benefits and drawbacks of combining work with travel

    • 21 Feb 2024
    • Sasha Kum, Recruitment Account Manager

    Is embracing the digital nomad lifestyle the way to go? In recent years, the digital nomad lifestyle has gained immense popularity, offering individuals the freedom to work remotely while exploring the world. This fusion of work and travel presents a plethora of opportunities along with its fair share of challenges. Let's delve into the benefits and drawbacks of embracing the digital nomad lifestyle.

  • Empowering tomorrow’s legal minds: Early career support and apprenticeships

    • 20 Feb 2024
    • Rakesh Punj, Regional Account Manager

    Navigating a legal career path can be a daunting journey, especially in the early stages of one's professional development. In this piece, we delve into some of the support and opportunities available to emerging legal talent.

  • Deciding to quit your job

    Making the Decision to Quit Your Job: Considerations and Approaches

    • 8 Feb 2024
    • Stephen Pamnani, Recruitment Account Manager

    Deciding whether to quit your job is a significant life choice that requires careful consideration and strategic planning. Whether prompted by dissatisfaction, career advancement opportunities, or personal circumstances, weighing the pros and cons of leaving your current position is essential.  

  • Positive thinking

    The Power of Positive Thinking: Navigating Job Search with Optimism

    • 8 Feb 2024
    • Stephen Pamnani, Recruitment Account Manager

    In the realm of job hunting, the mindset we adopt plays a pivotal role in shaping our outcomes. Positive and negative thinking can significantly impact our journey towards finding the right job role. While both perspectives have their merits, understanding how each influences our actions and outcomes can be instrumental in achieving career success.

  • 5 tips to master your interview presentation

    • 24 Jan 2024
    • Stephen Pamnani, Recruitment Account Manager

    Navigating a job interview is challenging, and when a presentation is thrown into the mix, the pressure can intensify. However, the good news this is usually one of the last stages of the hiring process, viewing it as an opportunity to showcase your skills and presentation prowess can turn the tide in your favour. In this guide, we'll explore essential tips for lawyers and legal professionals preparing to present during a job interview.

  • How to Excel at Business Development

    • 23 Jan 2024
    • Jules Grieve, Head of Scotland Market, JMC Legal Recruitment

    In an increasingly competitive legal landscape, it has never been more important for lawyers to hone their business development skills. Client relationships are the bedrock of all law firms and in parallel, the success of individual lawyers' careers is inextricably linked to their ability to establish, develop, and maintain these critical relationships.

  • How to thrive on LinkedIn as a laywer

    • 22 Jan 2024
    • Stephen Pamnani, Recruitment Account Manager

    LinkedIn is the largest social network for professional networking, with over 20 million open jobs and 830 million users globally. Every day, recruiters use LinkedIn to find the next great candidate. Any lawyer hoping to grow their network or become established as a thought leader in their practice area can benefit from having a strong presence on LinkedIn. We've put together a list of best practices and tips to help you enhance the appearance of your LinkedIn profile.