Video: Interview tips and how to stand out in a law firm
In the News / Legal Topics

Video: Interview tips and how to stand out in a law firm

I spoke with Thomson Reuters recently to pass on some tips for aspiring lawyers who might be attending interviews or taking work experience. Some of this might be common sense, but it comes from the numerous graduate recruitment interviews and assessments I’ve moderated and conversations with colleagues and recruiters¬†across the legal sector. If you find … Continue reading

The survey says… social media is key to recruitment!
Employment Issues / Social Media

The survey says… social media is key to recruitment!

A recent survey has revealed that two-thirds of UK recruiters have rejected candidates after checking their profiles on social media.¬† However, social media was also found to have accounted for more than 70 per cent of successful recruiter hires. The survey was of more than 7,000 recruitment companies, HR managers and recruiters in the UK … Continue reading

Guest blog – Social media and recruitment: a useful tool?
Employment Issues / Social Media

Guest blog – Social media and recruitment: a useful tool?

Recent research suggests that more than half of all UK jobseekers use social media sites in their search for employment and an increasing number of employers are taking advantage of this growing trend by adapting and supplementing traditional recruitment processes with social media-based methods. However, there are a number of potential pitfalls and regular guidance … Continue reading