Job Hunting

5 powerful ways to leverage your network and find your next role

“It’s not what you know, it’s who you know” is a pretty well-known phrase when it comes to job seeking. It’s no wonder really, as according to a recent study published by LinkedIn, 80% of all vacant job roles are found and filled through networking before they’re even published! I’ve spent a long time with …

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5 practical steps to going back into a partnership after a career break

Whatever your reasons for taking a career break, it can be daunting to start the process of getting a role back in a partnership. It’s fairly common to be worried about: are my technical skills up-to-date? it’s a challenging time for getting a new job, will it be possible for me to actually get a …

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12 ways your LinkedIn profile will help you get a new job [part 2]

Have you updated your LinkedIn profile recently? Your LinkedIn profile is your shop window to recruiters and potential employers, and the first place which potential recruiters will look when they are considering contacting you. This is the second half of our article on how your LinkedIn profile can help in your job search. You can …

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12 ways your LinkedIn profile will help you get a new job [part 1]

Have you updated your LinkedIn profile recently? Your LinkedIn profile is your shop window to recruiters and potential employers, and the first place which potential recruiters will look when they are considering contacting you. Here are our top twelve tips to make sure your LinkedIn profile is found by the RIGHT people: 1. Consider your …

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How to answer the interview question “why are you looking to leave your current firm”?

Recently I’ve been working with a handful of clients who are interviewing for a new role. This blog post is all about how do you answer the tricky question, why are you looking to leave your current firm? Why is this a tricky question? Firstly, you always need to be honest when you answer this …

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4 tips to help take the stress out of doing verbal and numerical reasoning tests

One element of the partnership admissions process, particularly if you are a lateral candidate, is verbal and numerical reasoning tests. These are normally nothing to be feared. If you haven’t done any verbal or numerical reasoning tests for a fair few years, these can become a very stressful part of the whole partnership admissions process. …

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5 things every job seeker needs to know about using social networking to find your next job

Autumn St. John is the content manager for Position Ignite, a website which offers a more inspiring, fun, insightful and creative approach to career support. In this blog post she looks at using social networks to job hunt. It’s a nice idea: getting a new job, or at least an interview, from the comfort of your own …

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