Every year I send my future self an email. I use this website, I write the email, and in exactly one year’s time it gets delivered to me. Sometimes reading it is funny, and sometimes it’s a bit sad. But I always always wish I could email my past-self back. There have been so many … Continue reading A message to my past self: words of motivation from Trainees
You might not recognise her name, but if you were legally woke in 2013 you have heard of Katherine Cousins. Author of ‘Successful Solicitor: get ahead of the game as a junior corporate lawyer,’ Katherine rose to fame five years ago when she spoke out against Trainees wearing red bras (amongst other fashion faux pas). … Continue reading “How to avoid Associate’s belly and generally keep your sh*t together” – an interview with Katherine Cousins, author of ‘Successful Solicitor.’
As far as universal human emotions go, I think jealousy is one of the most hard done by. It gets a bad rap. People never talk about jealousy in a positive way, and society dictates that we’ve all got to pretend we’re not jealous of anything ever. Well. I’m here to give you a controversial … Continue reading Jealous much? (Yeah…me too)
Grab your application and one of those bingo pens, and let’s see how many clichés you’ve got! If you get all twelve, email me. You should get an award or something. Brexit Britain leaving the EU is an important thing. It is going to influence absolutely everything in the commercial world. But it’s just too … Continue reading LET’S PLAY: Application Cliché Bingo!
“Dear ______________ We regret to inform you that you have not been successful in reaching the next stage of the application process this year.” Rejection. A shattering, confidence-eroding, emotional pain that leaves us feeling miserable and under the impression that our efforts have come to nothing. Our evolutionary, pre-civilized past suggests that rejection forms part … Continue reading Dealing with Rejection…a deep, meme-ingful chat