UK Legal Recruitment Consultants

in CV Writing

How we prepare CVs

We have been preparing professional CVs for lawyers since April 2000 and the process is fairly simple. Firstly we ask our clients to send us over a completed form on the internet with lots of detail in.  Alternatively our clients can send over their existing CV and we will work from that. Very often clients…

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in CV Writing

How long should a CV be?

How long is a piece of string?  I get asked this question almost on a daily basis and hear a lot of different answers once I have given my response. CV – never longer than 2 pages? The usual or fairly common response is someone who has been told by a careers adviser when they…

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in Employers

Training your Secretaries to sell

We are all bad at this. I have to confess to having not really trained some of my colleagues in the various packages that Ten-Percent Legal Recruitment sells. For example we offer £60 per month recruitment to law firms with less than 100 employees, but recruitment via www.jonathanfagan.co.uk for law firms with more than 100…

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in Changing Jobs, Legal Profession, Staying in Your Job, Training Contracts, Pupillage and Work Experience

How to Dramatically Improve your Legal Career Prospects

This article is divided into three sections. The first is for law students, the second is for graduates and the third is for qualified lawyers, solicitors and legal staff. How do I Dramatically Improve my Legal Career Prospects? We often get asked this question and people are often expecting an easy answer. It depends on…

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Law Firm Members Newsletter

Good afternoon and welcome to the first newsletter from Ten-Percent Legal Recruitment for members of our new (not so new now!) £60 legal recruitment service. It has been a very busy end to the year and we now have a large number of firms signed up to use our £60 legal recruitment service. This newsletter…

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in Changing Jobs, Interviews, Newly Qualified Solicitors, Training Contracts, Pupillage and Work Experience

An interview with Jonathan Fagan, Solicitor, Legal Recruitment Consultant and Career Coach

Q          Why do you offer career coaching to lawyers and law students? Good question!  Together with 3 other lawyers I set up Ten Percent Legal Recruitment back in April 2000. Within a few months we were being bombarded with CVs from law students and graduates desperate for training contracts and work experience.  We obviously could…

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