News and Updates from FWA
Since the 1990s, there has been a continued focus on developing client relationships, as the market becomes more competitive, and indeed we are finding ourselves in competition with technology itself. Since then we have found ourselves in an ongoing impossible race with technology.
Most candidates are faced with anxiety and nerves before and during an interview, wondering if they are saying the right things, reacting quickly enough to the interviewer’s questions, if the gleam of sweat lying on their brow and sticky hands have been noticed, and are coming across like a worthy employee.
We are delighted to share with you specific interview guidance based on information that we have gathered over the years from interviewees, interviewers and the HR profession – we hope you find it helpful on your journey.
Whilst recruitment of the right people is essential – much can be done with further education, training and staff evaluation to improve skills and add value to the service offered.
As most lawyers are high achievers there is a tendency to over commit, resulting in work overload and dissatisfied clients.
The increasingly competitive global market brings more pressures, potentially longer hours and more demanding clients.
We have decided to spotlight on a specific trend in the legal market – namely the Specialisation issue.