Prompt: Write a reading list I love to start a new year with a fresh reading list. Time and time again I have as one of my new year resolutions to read a book a … Continue reading Prompt: Write a reading list
Regardless whether you are making applications, preparing for an assessment day or interview the golden rule is do your homework and research the firm. With this in mind a common question is “What are the … Continue reading What are the best resources for researching law firms?
Prompt: What does your ideal day look like? This prompt can be interpreted in a number of ways. This is your opportunity to do another “free-writing” journal entry to answer the question. If you are … Continue reading Prompt: What does your ideal day look like?
Prompt: Tell a story! Story-telling is a skill. It is a skill that everyone should work to develop. For today’s prompt we want you to tell a story. A story about your career that you … Continue reading Prompt: Tell a Story
Prompt: Design your ideal job description Frame it for your current role OR the role you are looking for. I believe that we are each in charge of our own career and that every job … Continue reading Prompt: Design your ideal job description
Quantifying your achievements on your application is very important since firms do not recruit on qualifications alone. When you are a law student it might at first seem harder to write about and to quantify … Continue reading How law students can quantify their achievements
The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) are proposing to introduce a new approach to qualification, through a standardised assessment for all intending solicitors. The SRA proposes that in order to be admitted as a solicitor, individuals would need … Continue reading Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE) – Consultation closes on 09.01.17
Informally some firms run a “first come first served” policy in relation to offering vacation scheme (and training contract) places to candidates. My firm is one of these firms and we tell candidates to get … Continue reading When should I submit my application? Should I get it in early?
Another new year… how did that happen? If you haven’t already why not set some resolutions for the new year. A fresh start can happen any day, but there is no better excuse than a … Continue reading Prompt: Happy New Year