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Interview Question 34 – Describe your strongest and weakest colleagues – how do you cope with such diverse personalities?

Advice This is a difficult question because it is asking you to in some way criticise work colleagues and to perhaps idolise other work colleagues. This is a question potentially loaded towards the interviewer as opposed to the interviewee. At its rawest form you could end up giving an answer that indicates to the interview…

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New Solicitor Candidate Update 9th January 2020

New Locum Lawyers NB: Conveyancing & Private Client cover – good availability at present. CAN-29887 Twickenham 15 year PQE Wills & Probate Solicitor, available for locum work in the Greater London region. CAN-29889 Chelmsford 3 year PQE property solicitor available for locum work in Essex and Greater London. Residential and commercial property work covered. CAN-29890…

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New Solicitors looking for work 13th December 2019

New Locum Lawyers Conveyancing & Private Client Locums – we have a range of locums available to assist across the UK. Good availability at present. CAN-29865 Gloucester Residential Conveyancing Legal Executive with around 7 years experience and CQS accreditation. Available for locum work in the Gloucester area and surrounds. CAN-29852 Llandudno 25 year PQE Property…

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Legal Recruitment News December 2019

To read our regular monthly legal recruitment news, please click the link below. It will take you to our sister site www.legal-recruitment.co.uk – a sub site of Ten Percent Legal Recruitment. http://www.legal-recruitment.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/December_2019_Legal_Recruitment_News_and_Job_Market_Report_from_Ten_Percent_Legal.pdf

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Interview Question and Answer – describe a time that you failed to sell an idea that you knew was the right one.

Advice This is a negative question and one that wherever possible should be avoided. It does not matter how you answer the question, the answer you give will have to result in you providing the interviewer with evidence of a negative point. Wit this in mind it is worth trying to avoid answering the question…

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Interview Question & Answer – Describe a time when you failed to engage at the right level in your organisation. Why did you do that and how did you handle the situation?

Advice This is a competency based interview question which again if you do not practice interview questions it is very unlikely you would be able to think of an answer on the spur of the moment. This needs to be one of the selection of scenarios you have stored in your head ready to use…

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Candidate Update 31st October 2019. New Solicitors and Legal Executives looking for work

New Locum Lawyers CAN-29765 Reading 6 years PQE Residential Conveyancing Solicitor available for locum work in the Berkshire area and surrounds. CAN-29767 Sheffield 9 year PQE Litigation Solicitor available for part-time locum work in the East Midlands and South or West Yorkshire areas. Civil lit, commercial lit and personal injury all covered. CAN-29773 Leicester 12…

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Interview Question & Answer 28 – Describe a situation where you are asked to do something you had never attempted previously.

Advice This is a competency based interview question and should be one that you are able to put forward a positive strength and experience that relate specifically to the post you are applying for. so for example if one of the requirements of the post you are going for is that you have experience handling…

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Interview Question & Answer 27 – Describe a situation where you had to change your approach half way through a project or task following new input into the project.

Advice Another particularly difficult competency based question which will almost inevitably result in you needing to have an example in your head before you go into the interview that you are able to use. Without having something pre-prepared it is almost impossible to think about something that quickly when asked these types of questions, which…

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