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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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Newly Registered Solicitors – Candidate Update 18th September 2019

New Locum Lawyers CAN-24192 30 year PQE solicitor dealing with residential conveyancing and wills & probate work. Looking for locum posts in South Wales, Lancashire or West Yorkshire. CAN-3895 Experienced non-qualified conveyancer available to cover locum posts across the UK. Regular professional locum – mainly residential and some commercial. CAN-29622 Brighton 6 year PQE private…

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Interview Question and Answer – Describe a situation where you had a disagreement or an argument with a superior – how did you handle it?

Advice A very difficult question indeed. Firstly because if you have ever had a disagreement with your superior it clearly indicates that you are someone who maybe a little awkward at work. Not only that but you are introducing a negative into the interview process which is not recommended. However if you don’t answer the…

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Negotiating for the sake of negotiating – the risks of haggling on salary during the job offer process

A couple of job offers recently have ended up in a stalemate situation between the employers and the employees. The employees have asked for a higher salary and the employers have taken umbrage at the fact the employees have asked the question. Here are our top 10 pieces of advice when considering negotiating on salary…

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New Candidate Update 4th September 2019

New Locum Lawyers CAN-29595 Lincoln Highly experienced, semi-retired solicitor who spent career specialising in Residential Conveyancing, Wills and Probate and Powers of Attorney work available for locum work in the Lincolnshire area. CAN-29603 25 year PQE Family and Child Care Law Solicitor, specialisiing in prviately funded work. Available for part-time locum work in the Sussex…

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