Men and flexible working

As it is Father’s day this Sunday, we thought it was time we talked about some of the issues facing men in today’s world of work. The world isn’t only changing for women. Just as women have discovered that their careers don’t have to end when they have children, so have men realised that they

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Do you have what it takes to land the top job?

To get to the top it takes a lot of fortitude, determination and perhaps a little bit of luck. There may even be key bridges to cross: your first role as a team manager, to leading a practice group, to then taking on a ‘head of’ role and perhaps the ultimate prize of a director

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Career Confidence 1 Day Workshop

This is a workshop run by Sherry Bevan a career confidence coach helping ambitious women in technology and professional services get crystal clear in their thinking. This workshop is aimed at women at a transition or crossroads in their career. They might be coming back from a career break, figuring out their options after redundancy or looking

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Top tips on how to impress a law firm – Your route into law

Law firms on the surface can seem a bit daunting if you have never worked in them before but they are all unique and have their own idiosyncrasies so its important to find the firm that will suit you. Benefits of working in law firms: There are many benefits to working in law: attractive remuneration

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The final frontier: Allowing PAs to work flexibly

Recently we were invited to talk about flexible working at The PA Club’s January Discussion Forum.  It was a lively session of PAs and Team Leaders from a number of industries including the legal and accounting sector. It’s great to attend a session like this, particularly when everyone is so passionate about the subject. It

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How to create a memorable presentation for interview?

Quite often in the recruitment process, candidates are now being asked to give a presentation. It fills many of us with dread; even if you like the idea of showing off your abilities in such a way, you can easily feel overwhelmed. Creating a dynamic and engaging presentation is no mean feat but remember it

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Is working from home really as brilliant as it sounds?

Whatever the reasons for wanting to work from home – better work/life balance, less commuting, more time at home with the children – you need to think long and hard before you go for it. You may find it’s not the right working arrangement for you. In our many conversations with candidates and clients over

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Best foot forward

We have just been featured in the Institute of Legal Financial Management (ILFM) – Legal Abacus magazine – just published.  Our top tips on how to make a success of your interviews – taking into account the changes that we are seeing in the interview process, for which you need to be prepared..   You can read the full

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