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  • My legal life: Murray H Shusterman

    • 1 Sep 2014

    The culture of the people among whom my parents travelled dictated that sons had to pursue a profession, either medicine or law.

  • My legal life: Beatrice Cameli

    • 4 Aug 2014

    After finishing college in Italy I realised I was suited for a legal career because I am very persistent and persuasive.

  • Top tips for completing application forms

    • 20 Mar 2012

    Some organisations argue that there is not enough detail on a CV to select you for interview and are opting to use application forms or the online application process.

  • Negotiating the best starting salary

    Negotiating the best starting salary

    • 19 Mar 2012

    Understandably, many people find discussing salaries uncomfortable and embarrassing during an interview. However, most interviewers expect some bartering and, if it motivates you to put more into the job, it is worthwhile for both the applicant and the employer.

  • Dos and don'ts for developing a CV

    CV dos and don'ts

    • 19 Mar 2012

    As it is the first contact with the employer, you should make the best possible impression and market yourself as effectively as possible in your CV and covering letter.

  • Performing well at interview

    Top tips for interviews

    • 19 Mar 2012

    Rapport is the connection between two people. In an interview situation you can employ numerous techniques to maximize the rapport between yourself and your interviewer and help you get the job.

  • Creating an alluring covering letter

    Creating an alluring covering letter

    • 19 Mar 2012

    The main aim of a covering letter is to encourage recruiters to read your CV. However, it needs to do a lot more than say, 'here is my CV!'. In short, it is the biggest chance you have to sell yourself.