News and Updates from FWA
Flexible working is no longer a taboo and only for working mums, it is celebrated and enjoyed in the majority of work places. There are lots of benefits to flexible/remote working for both employee’s and employer’s which everyone here at FWA enjoys. Flexible working has many positive effects, the main one is a better work […]
Is the grass greener?’ We identified the growing emergence of in-house opportunities, as well as the fact that similar skills apply in both private practice and in-house.
As you move through this final period of your traineeship, against an uncertain job market, we have highlighted some answers to questions that we have been asked over the past month: How is the legal recruitment market in Scotland? As is to be expected, recruitment in general has been paused while firms consider […]
In-house remains as attractive as ever to private practice lawyers looking for that ‘fresh challenge’ and that ‘different role’ particularly in terms of commerciality and business interaction.
More and more lawyers now choose to work on an interim or project basis. For some it is an opportunity to return to or enter the market or when maternity leave or even a sabbatical has come to an end. It can also provide foreign qualified lawyers with experience of working in the UK. For […]
If successful recruiting is about more than just hiring people then People Development is the first stage in any programme focusing on Business Development.
18-24th May 2020 marks #mentalhealthawarenessweek in the UK. For many of us, not only are lockdown restrictions meaning us finding our new way of life in our personal surroundings, but finding a “new norm” in working from home. To some this can lead to feeling isolated and having to adapt to less interaction with colleagues. […]
I joined FWA in 2015 as a recruitment consultant and my main focus is on placing junior level lawyers as well as providing advice on firms, salaries and future career prospects. It is satisfying to help junior level lawyers achieve their first role as an NQ and sometimes in an area of law or location […]
As most of us find ourselves working from home amid this COVID-19 pandemic we thought we would share some of our tips for productive home working. Have a designated office space – as much as it sounds great working from your comfy couch or bed, it can lessen your productivity and motivation. Have a plan […]
Before you even begin putting pen to paper you can add more value to your candidacy if you stop and think about what you actually want to communicate in your CV. The simplest way to do this is to take some time to analyse your existing CV: STRENGTHS Think about the key strengths that set […]