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  • How can law firms sustain their culture in the new hybrid work environment?

    • 9 Jul 2021
    • Cristina Mancuso

    Andre Thomas from Thomas Telman explains how law firms can sustain their culture in the new hybrid working model.

  • What is it like to work for a remote firm?

    • 5 Jul 2021
    • Kelly Reid, Realm Recruit

    Over the last 12 months, most of us have adapted to working from home. While some lawyers are starting to return to the office, at least on a part-time basis, others have decided that they would prefer to work from home permanently and are exploring remote working opportunities. Kelly Reid from Realm Recruit discusses the pros and cons of making the switch to a fully remote solicitor career.

  • What does an employment lawyer do?

    • 30 Jun 2021
    • Catherine Wasilewski, Sellick Partnership

    Catherine Wasilewski, Principal Consultant at Sellick Partnership, outlines the key responsibilities and salary expectations of an employment lawyer as well as the qualifications needed.

  • Online solutions to enhance your recruitment search

    • 8 Jun 2021
    • Beth Rowley

    The rise in technological solutions has resulted in an acceleration of the recruitment process, and the last year has certainly shown the benefits. We outline the online techniques recruiters have been using and explain how these will positively impact your recruitment process.

  • What to look for in a candidate

    • 8 Jun 2021
    • Beth Rowley

    Hiring the wrong person could be costly for your firm, that is why you need to carefully assess personal attributes as well as technical skills when interviewing a potential hire.  But what are the most important qualities to look for in a candidate? 

  • How to cultivate a fulfilling career

    • 20 May 2021
    • Mark Husband, Jepson Holt

    It’s a question that professionals have been grappling with for decades. How can you cultivate a successful and fulfilling career that also makes you happy? Is the best way to enjoy the work you do, or can you build a career from a job you like but don’t love? We asked legal recruitment expert Mark Husband from Jepson Holt for his advice.

  • How to use LinkedIn to further your legal career

    • 17 May 2021
    • Gazette Jobs

    Over the last 10 years, LinkedIn has become an essential personal branding platform and a very useful tool for jobseekers. We asked recruitment experts Realm Recruit, eNL Recruitment and G2 Legal to explain how they use LinkedIn to find suitable candidates, and advise how lawyers looking to move should use the platform as part of their job search.

  • The Power of Personal Branding in the Legal Sector

    • 12 May 2021
    • Charlie Simpkin, JMC Legal

    The concept of the personal brand has exploded in recent years – there are countless webinars, articles and books dedicated to the subject. But how can you leverage your personal brand to increase your career prospects? JMC Legal explain.

  • How to run a successful job interview

    • 11 May 2021
    • Beth Rowley

    As the employment market bounces back with more and more candidates submitting job applications, hiring the right person can be a difficult decision. To help you find the right candidate for your organisation we have put together a guide on how to run a successful job interview.

  • Top 3 tips for successful recruitment in 2021 – Share information on your company culture

    • 11 May 2021
    • Beth Rowley

    To help you with your recruitment process, we asked our expert account managers what tips they would give to ensure successful recruitment in 2021. Sasha Kum explains how sharing information on your company culture can make your job advert more attractive. 

  • How to prepare for a second interview: 10 questions you should be ready to answer

    • 10 May 2021
    • Jonny Dickens, JMC Legal

    If you’re job seeking and got through a first stage interview, congratulations! That was the easy bit - and now comes the important part. Second round interviews are where you will need to showcase your ability, skills and passion to ensure you stand out from the crowd.

  • A guide to negotiating your salary as a solicitor

    • 27 Apr 2021
    • Rachael Gordon

    Many solicitors spend their days negotiating deals on behalf of clients, so it’s often taken for granted that they’ll be equipped to negotiate their own salary when receiving a new job offer or looking for a pay rise during a performance review. However, like many professions, solicitors are rarely taught how to negotiate their salaries effectively.

  • Essential questions to ask a legal interviewer

    • 6 Apr 2021
    • Brian Mcintyre, Austen Lloyd

    How do you make sure you come across as the right candidate and crucially, which questions will make you stand out? We asked legal recruitment experts Austen Lloyd the essential questions you should ask a legal recruiter, and the key factors to consider.

  • What does a typical family lawyer’s career path look like?

    • 6 Apr 2021
    • Lucy Wickham, Realm Recruit

    If you’re a practising solicitor who is considering a move into family law, you might wonder what a typical family lawyer’s career looks like.

  • A 5-step guide to remote onboarding

    • 6 Apr 2021
    • Cristina Mancuso

    Remote onboarding has been a new challenge for many companies over the last year but is still an important part of the recruitment process. To help you and your organisation we have put together five tips to successfully onboard a new employee whilst working remotely.

  • Top 3 tips for successful recruitment in 2021 – Clear and Concise job postings

    • 6 Apr 2021
    • Cristina Mancuso

    To help you with your recruitment process, we asked our expert account managers what tips they would give to ensure successful recruitment in 2021.

  • A junior lawyer’s guide to cover letters in 2021

    • 11 Mar 2021
    • Bipasa Chowdury

    Has digital transformation rendered the cover letter obsolete? As law firms and legal businesses rush to keep up with the demands of the pandemic, some jobseekers are left wondering if the old rules of recruitment still apply. We asked legal recruitment experts what they thought.

  • Three things recruiters want candidates to know about the legal recruitment process

    • 9 Mar 2021
    • Rachael Gordon

    Recruitment experts JMC Legal tell Law Gazette Jobs the top three things they wished candidates knew about the legal recruitment process.

  • Why strategic career moves are helping junior lawyers maximise their earning potential

    • 8 Mar 2021
    • Jonathan Nolan, Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment

    Legal recruitment experts Douglas Scott share insight from their salary benchmarking survey, examining how strategic career moves are helping junior lawyers to progress quickly - without compromising their CV’s or damaging their personal brands.

  • Top 3 tips for successful recruitment in 2021 – Think like a candidate

    • 2 Mar 2021
    • Beth Rowley

    To help you with your recruitment process, we asked our expert account managers what tips they would give to ensure successful recruitment in 2021.