Navigating LinkedIn with Grace, Poise and Productivity

Posted by Gemma Ludgate on 10 April 2013

LinkedIn is a great resource for networking, finding information & job hunting. You have the world at your fingertips thanks to the internet and its power is near limitless. If you know how to use it.

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Topics: job hunting, CVs and applications, Veterinary Science

A time for reflection...

Posted by VickiTipton on 25 March 2013

Employers often cite a lack of reflection as a reason why an application might not stand out – for example, an applicant may not have spent enough time thinking about how they actually contributed to a team’s effort to get to the final of a mooting competition. This shows in an application and doesn't help move you up the shortlist.

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Topics: Jobs and Internships, employability skills, CVs and applications, law, work experience

A Review:Clearly Creative CVs - How to write a CV for the Creative Industries

Posted by careers consultant on 22 March 2013

Looking to get that next big gig in the creative industry, but don’t know quite how to make your CV pop? Then Gavin Rickett’s new “How-To” is hot off the presses, eager to jump into your CV-writing fingertips. Clearly Creative CVs is a useful manual for creatives with a few years’ experience under their belts. It gives specific, insider tips into what catches the eyes of creative employers on a CV, and what makes them turn up their nose. The book’s layout suffers from a few unfortunate stylistic choices, but the core of the content trumps such formal concerns.

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Topics: CVs and applications, creative industries

Preparing for summer (what can you do if you haven't got a vac scheme?)

Posted by Stephen Gurman on 18 March 2013

by Stephen Gurman

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Topics: Jobs and Internships, CVs and applications, law, work experience

Pupillage Gateway Applications

Posted by Stephen Gurman on 8 March 2013

by Stephen Gurman

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Topics: CVs and applications, law

What is commercial awareness and how do I get some?

Posted by VickiTipton on 18 February 2013
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Topics: CVs and applications, assessment centres, law, work experience, Interviews

Your toughest interview questions - part deux

Posted by Stephen Gurman on 8 February 2013

Tough Interview Questions Part Deux

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Topics: Jobs and Internships, CVs and applications, law, Interviews

Acing Assessment Centres

Posted by VickiTipton on 23 January 2013

Assessment centres are run by many law firms recruiting to vacation schemes and training contracts. They are seen as one of the most reliable ways of ascertaining whether you are the person for the job. Why? Well, assessors get to see you for a longer period of time, than they would in an interview for example.

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Topics: Jobs and Internships, CVs and applications, assessment centres, law, Interviews

Preparing for a Vacation Scheme Interview

Posted by Stephen Gurman on 18 January 2013

by Stephen Gurman

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Topics: Jobs and Internships, CVs and applications, law, Interviews

Are you a Vet student planning to get your CV ready over Xmas?

Posted by Gemma Ludgate on 13 December 2012
  • Have you started thinking ahead to all those practice applications in the spring?
  • Are you unsure how to present your CV?
  • Would you like some ideas to mull over during the Xmas hols?

Well look no further - I've just uploaded an example veterinary CV that could inspire you!

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Topics: CVs and applications, Veterinary Science

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