How to position yourself for approaches – Headhunting…

how to position yourself for approaches

A few touches to your mobile phone and your groceries, an Uber or a pizza come to you. So why not a job? Many of the best jobs are never advertised so how do you hear about them? Good employers know that the best lawyers are so busy running their practices that they don’t have … Read more

Seven Surprising Trends During Covid

Seven Suprising Trends During Covid

Tenders Lawyers Weekly recently reported instead of a decrease in projects due to the pandemic, it appears there is an increase in tender and bidding activity. Coronavirus is forcing a more tech-focused approach which is good news for law firms that were innovative in tech in the pre-pandemic world. Flexibility Whilst there was already a … Read more

The Dream Job. Are you ready if it knocks on your door?

Dream Job blog

You are happy  in your job.  But let’s face it.  It’s a job.  A means to an end.  But what if your dream job was right around the corner.  What if an employer was proactively seeking their next superstar and that star was YOU?   Would you be ready? Here are some ideas on how to … Read more

7 Time Management Tips For Lawyers

Time Management

How do you effectively manage your time? Is there a perfect method? Your job is demanding with long hours being regularly the norm, linked to demands from clients, partners and associates alike. In order to keep up with a seeming never ending demand – time management is imperative. Prioritise your time  In an ever changing … Read more

How to negotiate your legal salary

legal salary

Much like interviews, successful salary negotiation happens BEFORE any conversation. Being well prepared will make you a lot more successful. 1-  Know industry ranges so that you know what is realistic for any given role.  Glassdoor, while not legally specific, may have some useful information of actual salaries. 2-  Always remember that it is a … Read more

Interview questions to ask your potential employer at the end of the interview

Interview questions

1. What does a typical day in this role look like? Ultimately you want to be able to imagine yourself doing the job, to have a clear picture of the different tasks you will do day-to-day, who you will interact with, what systems or tools you might use, what challenges are likely to come up, … Read more

Common Questions you may be asked during legal job interviews

Common Questions

There are many questions you may be asked during a legal interview.  Here are some common ones to help you prepare. Questions about your experience What were your accountabilities/responsibilities in your prior positions? What did you particularly enjoy/dislike about that role? Why did you leave your prior employment? During law studies, what extracurricular activities did … Read more

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