Location on your CV

This might look like an obvious point however this piece of info is sometimes missing on applicants’ CVs – their location (including country) and phone number in international format (with…

GC Succession Planning: It’s Never Too Soon to Start

Succession planning is among the hottest topics in today’s boardrooms. Not having a succession plan can hurt companies especially if they are in hotly contested environments. The lack of a succession plan can tarnish the standing of the business with analysts and the general public, weaken its financial position in the marketplace, and colour shareholders’ perceptions of the company.

4 Things Legal Recruiters Look For On Your LinkedIn Profile

A specialist legal recruiter can put you in front of dream opportunities. This is especially true for niche and more senior roles because there are legal teams who prefer not to advertise their vacancies. Some organisations cannot do it for political reasons, for example government companies in the UAE who are under public pressure to rely on local talent.

Recruiters are paid by employers, so it is in their direct interest to find the best qualified candidate for the role. You may well be that person, but in order to get noticed, you have to show that you meet the qualification requirements for such roles.

Thoughts on Flexible Working

Flexible working, working from home, telecommuting are on my mind a lot recently. I love it how we are slowly but steadily putting work back where it belongs – as…

3 Steps to Prepare For an Interview

Getting ready for an interview and nervous about it? There is nothing better to calm nerves than the feeling of being well-prepared. Here are three steps that our applicants find…

Top Tips For a Winning Legal CV

Your CV is the first and most important tool to ensuring you secure an interview for your next in-house legal role. It’s the key to your job seeking campaign and…

14 Revealing Interview Questions

We like using some of these interview questions featured in this Inc.com article. Most of these dig deeper and are a little bit more fun than the usual suspects such as…