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5 Nov 2009
Explore the law: experience in different practice areas
While it helps to specialise, exploring other areas of law will be a great career advantage, writes Ben Carter. Lawyers usually become very specialise...
5 Nov 2009
How do I answer behavioural questions in a job interview?
Been called in for a meeting, have your shoes shined, hair combed, but still wondering how to find the right way to answer behavioural questions in an...
3 Nov 2009
Working in the Middle East: Tales of a lawyer in Saudi Arabia
Life as a lawyer in Saudi Arabia can be a little daunting, writes Hyder Gulam, but it's a valuable experience if you know what to expectFollowing a st...
29 Oct 2009
Resumes can be judged by their covers
There is nothing truer than first impressions when it comes to resumes, writes Joseph GermanoYour resume (and therefore you) has just under a minute i...
29 Oct 2009
Key incentives to aid staff retention
For many employees scoping the marketplace for a new job, salary is not the only factor in their decision to move firms. We examine what other benefit...
29 Oct 2009
Staff retention back on the agenda
With some studies indicating as many as two-thirds of employees are ready to change jobs, are law firms prepared for staff turnover rates to double as...
22 Oct 2009
Making a move: Which job is right for me?
Have you found yourself struggling through the job postings, trying to work out which position will take you where you want you career path to go, but...
22 Oct 2009
Recruitment: The big freeze starts to thaw
Despite a forecast that the recruitment market for lawyers would remain frozen for all of 2009, cracks in the ice are starting to appear, writes Kathr...
21 Oct 2009
Fitting the bill: characteristics of rising leaders
The question of leadership, and the failings of leaders, has become a hot topic in the wake of the global financial crisis and the aftermath of the do...
14 Oct 2009
How to stay ahead during the downturn
Most lawyers have a practice area they are considered specialised in, but asking for varied work can boost employment, promotion opportunities or faci...
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