After the pandemic, over half of employers expect staff to continue working from home. The efficiency with which many professionals transitioned to home working has created a dilemma for more traditional firms. Hill Dickinson discuss how they successfully took on flexible working long before Covid-19.
The property industry is currently seeing exponential growth and property lawyers are witnessing this first hand. Clare Harman Clark explains why the property industry is booming and how this is affecting property lawyers and their firms.
Whether it’s residential conveyancing or commercial property law, the number of property law vacancies has risen exponentially over the last year. Principal Property & Regeneration Solicitor Rita Bange explains the reasons for the rise and how to make the switch into the industry.
Whether you want to progress in a job you love or you’re considering a completely different path, it can often be difficult to take charge of your own career progression. It’s very unlikely that you can simply leave university, secure a training contract and be guided onto a partnership track by supervisors who recognise your talent – nowadays, career progression is firmly in the hands of individuals.
Before Covid-19, working from home was the exception to the rule and decidedly not the norm - especially for law firms. If you’ve found that you prefer working from home or want to be a digital nomad, we pulled together a list of firms that are hiring for you to browse or apply for today.
The furlough scheme ended on 30 September 2021. As businesses continue to prepare for what may follow, September 2021 saw the highest number of job vacancy openings since 2015. While the rate of vacancy growth has slowed recently, the number of vacancies is still escalating across most industries.
For smaller legal firms, the current landscape exacerbates the challenges they are used to facing when competing for talent against the largest market players and biggest brands. However, there are a number of ways in which small firms can make an impression and cut through to candidates who may be a perfect fit for your firm.
The affect of the pandemic on hiring trends in 2020 was impossible to ignore, resulting in numerous candidates having to make major changes to their career plans.
Those looking for a job are now experiencing a different recruitment marketplace compared to 2020. Sellick Partnership examines some of the key trends that are driving legal recruitment towards a more candidate-centric marketplace.
The legal recruitment market has undergone considerable changes in the last 18 months. As the pandemic eases, legal firms are actively pursuing growth once again, leading to a growing backlogs of roles in many areas of law, the result is an increasingly candidate-driven recruitment market. Sellick Partnership provides some key pieces of advice to help legal professionals with current recruitment market conditions.
Losing your job is difficult at the best of times but losing your job during a global pandemic can be even more difficult. How can you best support a colleague or a friend through the redundancy process?