You’ve spent forever researching the firm. You’ve answered the ten million questions on the application form. You’re exhausted. Dehydrated. Your friends have forgotten what you look like. But you’re nearly finished, right? WRONG. You have the whole work experience section to fill in. And rushing this section is a sure-fire way to get your application … Continue reading Application help: making your work experience work for you- with Hannah Salton
Commercial awareness made easy- an interview with Carl Hazeley, VP of content at Finimize
Earlier this year I interviewed a panel of commercial awareness experts (which included the winners of the Aspiring Solicitors' Commercial Awareness competition). One thing that kept coming up was Finimize- a company that creates easy-to-read content on business and finance news, and emails it to you every day. Emojis and pictures included. I hadn’t heard … Continue reading Commercial awareness made easy- an interview with Carl Hazeley, VP of content at Finimize
“Help! I hate my job” – An interview with career coach Hannah Salton
It’s a fear that goes largely unspoken. What happens if you get a Training Contract in your dream firm… and you hate it? Then what? Is your career over and you have to go live under a rock? Well, I had the opportunity to talk to Hannah Salton about just that. After graduating from Manchester … Continue reading “Help! I hate my job” – An interview with career coach Hannah Salton
6 tips to help you make this years’ Law Fair the best one yet
It’s 8 am. You’re lying in bed, nursing what you consider to be the worst hangover of your life to date. A calendar event pops up on your phone, reminding you to attend your university Law Fair. Right now, you have two choices; Option 1) Roll over and go back to sleep, replacing the feeling of … Continue reading 6 tips to help you make this years’ Law Fair the best one yet
LET’S PLAY: Application Cliché Bingo!
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!