CV & Career Advice

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  • Lawyers can no longer rely on their academic achievements to secure themselves a role at a leading firm. Instead they need to demonstrate they can achieve long term success in a modern workplace.
  • New Year, New Job? If you want to start your career as a Legal Secretary the Institute of Legal Secretaries and PAs (ILSPA) are here to help.
  • Career progression can be easy to achieve if you put your mind to it and have the right attitude. You need to ensure you stand out from the crowd and are recognised for your worth.
  • Google is great, really it is. No matter what you are searching for you will find the information you need. When it comes to careers advice, Google seems to be in its element with a gazillion articles offering a wealth of guidance on how to land your perfect job and such like.
  • This article is aimed at female lawyers who would like to be partners, and details: key questions you should ask yourself when considering your career goals, as well as a three-step path to making partner
  • In their latest guest post for TotallyLegal, our partners at the Institute of Legal Secretaries & PAs reveal the five skills you will need to develop in order to have a successful career as a Legal Secretary or PA.
  • In their latest guest post for TotallyLegal, the experts at Lunaria Partners explain how your retail and hospitality work experience can be utilised on your Paralegal CV.
  • Here are some of the great ways that the ILSPA can help and support Legal Secretaries and PAs throughout 2021 and beyond.
  • If you have a relative who’s stuck in a career rut or a friend looking for a new job, why not treat them to a career coaching Christmas gift from Personal Career Management this holiday season?
  • Ever wondered how to become a Solicitor? You're not the only one. In this guide we explore the different ways of qualifying as a Solicitor so you can decide which is best for you.
  • In their first guest post for our blog, specialist paralegal recruitment agency Lunaria Partners tell us all about the 5 mistakes you might be making in your job hunt.
  • In this guest article, the experts from TopCV offer their advice on how to optimise your legal CV for job hunting during a pandemic.
  • With the number of vacancies on site growing and confidence in the job market improving, we decided to put together this list of advice and tips for how to get hired during COVID-19.
  • Here’s our advice for having the smoothest and most successful return to work after furlough.
  • There are several steps you can take to get the most out of your TotallyLegal job alerts, so if you’re not being sent enough jobs or feel that the jobs you are receiving aren’t quite right, you can help us to help you by adhering to the advice in this article.
  • In this guide, we offer advice and tips for legal professionals currently working from home amid the Coronavirus pandemic.
  • Thinking about a career in Criminal Law? In this career guide, we break down the different types of Criminal Lawyer, as well as the required skills, salary expectations and more.
  • Got a Legal Secretary job interview coming up? In this article, we share some common Legal Secretary interview questions and answers to help you do your best.
  • In this article, we share the most sought after skills and abilities of trainee solicitors due to qualify in 2020.
  • In this career guide, we give some top tips on how to select a legal practice area as an aspiring solicitor.