Monthly Archives: October 2012

London’s law sector enjoys fastest growth in employment since recession

The Law Society Gazette has recently reported an increase in jobs within legal services in London. The number of people employed in the law sector in the City rose in the first half of 2012 by 3.3% to 118,700. This … Continue reading

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Five ways to use Pinterest for your job search

Now that Pinterest is a full-blown cultural phenomenon, people have started considering it for uses other than inspiration for recipes, home decor and the latest fashions. And with a shaky economy and millions of people either out of work, underemployed or looking … Continue reading

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Acing online application forms for insurance and retail banking graduate jobs

Insurance and retail banking employers’ application forms ask you about your motivations for applying, what makes you right for the job and what you’ve learned over the past few years.  Here’s some essential advice on answering these types of questions… … Continue reading

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How much are you worth? Considering your potential salary

Please state your salary expectations in your application.That sentence can generate more fear in candidates than the interview itself. How many jobs have you seen, particularly graduate schemes, that put salary as £competitive? How do you know “what you are … Continue reading

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Law Vacation Scheme Deadlines 2012

Securing a vacation scheme is incredibly important. Don’t believe us? Well, according to recent research by High Fliers, 51% of training contract vacancies are filled by graduates who have already completed a vacation scheme with the firm. This is your … Continue reading

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