LR Legal Recruitment explore the benefits of regional working

Resource - 25/11/2016 : Legal HR, Legal Human resources, legal recruitment, legal regional working, regional working, Human Resources

Our successful Kent Young lawyers event at the start of the month saw 35 of The Regions bright young things attending the welcome event in Tunbridge wells. As well as providing a great networking opportunity, the purpose of the event was to...

Temporary work: making it a positive life experience

Resource - 24/03/2015 : law firm recruitment, Legal HR, Legal Human resources, legal jobs, morgan hunt, Human Resources

Temporary work can be more lucrative than you think and can help you get to where you want to be

Viewed as part of the strategic journey in your overall career plan you might be able to gain valuable experience within...

Moneypenny case study: Zylpha

Case Study - 24/03/2015 : Legal HR, Legal Human resources, Legal Practice Management, Legal process automation, moneypenny, practice management, Zylpha, Human Resources, Practice Management

Legal process automation specialist Zylpha was founded by Tim Long, a qualified solicitor, who was frustrated with the level of repetitive processing within the legal process and turned to IT as the solution. Based in Winchester, the company...

How to reduce friction in sourcing candidates

Resource - 23/03/2015 : law firm recruitment, Legal HR, Legal Human resources, legal jobs, Human Resources

This year alone there will be a surge of new candidates in the job market; recent graduates, currently employed passive candidates, and active job seekers. There’s a lot of people entering or already in the workforce looking for a change of...

Webinar: using appreciative inquiry to improve your performance reviews

Event - 23/03/2015 : General, law firm performance reviews, Legal HR, Legal Human resources, Octopus HR, Human Resources, Webinars

Appreciative inquiry for performance management

In this webinar, Sarah Lewis, managing director and principal psychologist at Appreciating Change, looks at how organisations can use the principles of appreciative inquiry...

All aboard the niche job board!

Resource - 17/03/2015 : Job distribution, Job posting, law firm recruitment, Legal HR, Legal Human resources, legal jobs, legal recruitment, Human Resources

Last year, 83% of recruiters said the job market is candidate driven, a 29% increase from 4 years ago. In a candidate-driven market, recruiters have their work cut out for them. Candidates with certifiable skills know they can be more picky with...

Law firms “getting even worse” at handling telephone enquiries, says mystery shopper

News Article - 17/03/2015 : law firm telephone answering, Legal HR, Legal Human resources, Human Resources

The way law firms handle telephone enquiries from prospective clients is so bad that “it’s as if every managing partner in the land met up at a secret location and agreed the worst way possible to deal with them”, a leading...

Guilt-free career with the family - tips on how to survive

Resource - 16/03/2015 : law firm recruitment, Legal HR, Legal Human resources, legal jobs, Human Resources

With an increasing number of parents working full time it has become the new social norm. Only one in ten women now stays at home to look after the children. 

Every parent suffers from the guilt of working. This is not unique to you....

Active listening and how it can help with interview success

Resource - 10/03/2015 : General, law firm jobs, law firm recruitment, Legal HR, Legal Human resources, legal jobs, legal recruitment, Human Resources

During a job interview, your ability to listen is just as important as your ability to answer questions.

So you’re fully prepared for your interview. You’ve investigated the company, come up with the questions...

Three career site components that speak to candidates

Resource - 10/03/2015 : broadbean, Job distribution, law firm jobs, law firm recruitment, Legal HR, Legal Human resources, legal it, legal jobs, legal technology, Mobile recruiting, Human Resources, Technology

When looking for a new product or service, more often than not, the first place today’s consumer visits is the company’s website. Soon to follow are reputable review sites. Employment is no different, and in this candidate-driven...

Ambition releases legal finance market update

Resource - 09/03/2015 : ambition, law firm finance jobs, law firm recruitment, legal finance, legal finance jobs, Legal HR, Legal Human resources, legal jobs, Finance, Human Resources

The legal sector’s internal finance teams in London had mixed fortunes in 2014.

There was increasing demand for accounting teams to provide an in-house consulting function to fee earners and other business services teams....

Five job ad blunders and how to avoid them

Resource - 27/02/2015 : broadbean, Job posting, law firm recruitment, Legal HR, Legal Human resources, legal jobs, Human Resources

Advertising for open positions in your company can be a tricky endeavor. They need to include keywords… but how many is too many? A job ad can’t be too reliant on the job description, but it still has to clearly convey the position...

Recruiting new grads requires a different process

Resource - 24/02/2015 : broadbean, General, graduate recruitment, law firm recruitment, Legal HR, Legal Human resources, legal jobs, Human Resources

You've made the best of your company culture, benefits, and the best parts about working for your company. To new grads, it's an attractive company to work for. But the entire recruiting process for these candidates is different than the...

UK’s legal call handling expert Moneypenny launches in the US

News Article - 23/02/2015 : General, Legal HR, Legal Human resources, moneypenny, Outsourced switchboard, Professional telephone answering service, telephone answering for law firms

Having revolutionised the face of telephone answering and outsourced switchboards in the UK, Moneypenny has launched its pioneering service to law...

How to build relationships with big data that don’t fall apart

Resource - 20/02/2015 : big data, Big data analytics, broadbean, Business intelligence for law firms, Legal HR, Legal Human resources, legal it, legal technology, Human Resources, Technology

The biggest challenge with recruiting today isn't the massive amounts of information flooding the recruiting gates. It's not even the growing bytes of data amassing in the virtual cloud. One of the hardest facets of using big data in the...