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21 May 2009
Forget about the bear, grab the bull by the horns
Cost cutting measures, including promotional freezes, are plaguing the market but mid-tier firms are seeing the economic climate as an opportunity to ...
21 May 2009
Why would I use a Recruitment Consultant?
A developing a relationship with an experienced consultant enables you to keep abreast of the market and knowing activity levels within your sector an...
18 May 2009
Legal eagles spread their wings and pursue new career paths
Law presents a gateway to many things. Some decide to enter and leave fully equipped for something different. Others will choose to take an entirely d...
18 May 2009
Ain't no mountain high enough: Stephanie Pursley
It could be assumed that starting as a graduate lawyer at age 37 meant that Stephanie Pursley had entered into a career that would take her to retirem...
18 May 2009
Banking on career change: Jon North
Jon North describes his decision to leave his position as partner at Allens Arthur Robinson and become an investment banker as initially "very dauntin...
18 May 2009
Laughing all the way from the bank: James Smith
Touring with John Mayer, sharing a stage with Robin Williams, performing for former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani and appearing on television show Flig...
16 May 2009
From barrister to politician: Duncan Kerr
Politician Duncan Kerr has kept his practising certificate as an "enduring safety net" and "insurance policy" to prevent him becoming a prisoner of th...
14 May 2009
Q How do I stay motivated in a slower market?
A: For many lawyers at present the work has eased off or is at least patchy. Here are some tips to retain focus.Stop talking about it: For the past fe...
14 May 2009
How to stand out in a sea of CVs
It is a competitive market, with employers often receiving hundreds of CVs, and in these tough times it is important yours stands out from the others ...
7 May 2009
Q I'm an experienced lawyer and keen to make a move from my current role. What do you recommend i
A In this market "flexibility of thinking" is the key. It is wise to consider all your options - including those with your current employer. If your p...
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