Monthly Archives: March 2012

What does it take to make it in the City as a Solicitor?

For many (but not all) of you, working in the thrusting environment of a City law firm is what training to be a solicitor is all about. A City Lawyer, an anonymous blogger and current City trainee, offers his/her take … Continue reading

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How to use Pinterest during your job search

The social networking site Pinterestseems to be all anyone can talk about these days. This “Virtual Pinboard” allows users to create pinboards on any topic they want and pin things they find interesting onto said boards. Users can browse pinboards … Continue reading

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How to deal with tricky case study questions for consulting interviews

Consulting firms use case study questions in interviews to assess whether you can think commercially. It’s not something you’re trained in at university, and it’s hard to tell from your exam results and extracurricular activities whether you have the ability … Continue reading

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How to write a CV for marketing jobs

To land a marketing job, you must prove you can market yourself with a concise, targeted and achievement-driven CV. Clare Whitmell explains to Guardian Careers how to give examples of results and skills… Read More

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Aspiring to become a barrister? New mini-pupillage scheme promotes social mobility at the Bar

A new work experience scheme provides mini-pupillages for aspiring barristers from under-privileged backgrounds. The Pegasus Access Scheme, launched by the Inner Temple earlier this month, will match up university students and recent graduates with sets of chambers for mini-pupillages of … Continue reading

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Building resiliency for job searching in a competitive market

This article considers ways to build your resilience to positively handle the potential stress and challenges experienced when searching for jobs in a competitive market place. With high numbers of applicants for many vacancies resulting in protracted job search for … Continue reading

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Key skills for success for aspiring Barristers – youtube careers talks now available!

The TARGET jobs National Pupillage Fair at Lincoln’s Inn on Saturday 3 March was another great success with over 1,000 aspiring barristers attending this year’s event. The talks programme – a series of presentations by barristers practising in seven different … Continue reading

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