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INTERIM WORKING – COULD THIS BE YOUR NEXT MOVE?

Jun 2020

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 […]

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People Development – The most important asset to a Business

May 2020

If successful recruiting is about more than just hiring people then People Development is the first stage in any programme focusing on Business Development.

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NQ – Frequently Asked Questions

Apr 2020

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 […]

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FWA’s Top Tips for Working at Home

Mar 2020

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 […]

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CV GUIDANCE & TIPS

Mar 2020

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 […]

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In-house versus Private Practice

Feb 2020

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.

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First day in your new job – time to make an impression!

Feb 2020

The day has arrived, you have been patiently and gracefully fulfilling your notice period, and it’s time to step into your new office – here are our top tips to help you …. Dress for success – not only will you look the part; you will also feel it! Be friendly – nerves can sometimes […]

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Flexible working – is this the new normal?

Jan 2020

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 […]

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Don’t let Blue Monday get you down

Jan 2020

This time of year is always a time of reflection, of the past year, of what you want to achieve in the coming year.

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GETTING THAT WORK/LIFE BALANCE RIGHT

Jan 2020

  For most, the start of a new year brings a period of reflection of the last 12 months and what the new year will bring; and for many the key question here is “Am I getting the right work/life balance?”. To everyone this can mean something different, depending on their own aspirations and demands […]

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