The UK recruitment landscape of October 2014 infographic

Resource - 02/12/2014 : broadbean, hr, human resources, law firm recruitment, recruitment market analysis, recruitment trends, Human Resources

Interested in seeing how the recruitment market performed in October? Broadbean’s recruitment market analysis of October 2014 is presented in...

Four considerations for recruiting the college kids

Resource - 28/11/2014 : broadbean, General, Generation Y recruitment, hr, human resources, law firm recruitment, Human Resources

It’s almost that time of year again, the time when a fresh new batch of college grads enter the professional workforce. These new recruits come to organisations as completely moldable, tech savvy, learning sponges that are ready and willing...

The transformation of HR and marketing trend analysis

Resource - 25/11/2014 : General, hr, human resources, law firm recruitment, legal it, legal technology, Recruitment software, Human Resources, Technology

Automation. Segmentation. Content creation.

All words that I’m used to hearing in marketing, but not phrases I remember hearing when I first got into recruiting. Of course, things change, now we’re a recruiting...

When it’s time to cut the mobile device

Resource - 24/11/2014 : General, hr, human resources, law firm recruitment, mobile devices, morgan hunt, Human Resources

When is the time to cut the mobile device – you’re waiting to go into an interview and you’re on the mobile phone. Stop now. This is not the time. Your interviewer could come to greet you at any moment. 

We have come...

Internal vs external recruiting - which side are you on?

Resource - 19/11/2014 : broadbean, External recruiting, General, hr, human resources, Internal recruiting, law firm recruitment, Human Resources

As recruiters we spend a lot of time on talent attraction, looking at ways we can encourage the best and the brightest to come and work for us. Each new role has a hiring manager brief and we usually have a plan to advertise, share or post...

Ambition voted as winner of the ‘Best Large Recruitment Agency’ category

News Article - 17/11/2014 : General, hr, human resources, law firm recruitment, recruitment awards, Human Resources

Ambition voted as winner of the ‘Best Large Recruitment Agency’ category in the National Online Recruitment Advertising awards 2014...

The impact of big data on hiring trends

Resource - 17/11/2014 : big data, broadbean, hr, human resources, law firm recruitment, legal it, legal technology, Human Resources, Technology

Many eyebrows were raised amongst sports fans when it recently emerged that Premier League football club Arsenal had acquired a data analytics company, one that's a leader in sports data performance analysis. This was a big step forward...

Five signs an employee may be ready to leave you

News Article - 12/11/2014 : broadbean, General, hr, human resources, law firm recruitment, Human Resources

Whilst the recent increases in job creation are a good sign for the economy, for businesses they carry two challenges for successful workforce planning - firstly how to acquire the new skills that they need, and secondly to keep the people they...

Top traits of successful jobseekers

Resource - 10/11/2014 : General, hr, human resources, law firm recruitment, morgan hunt, Human Resources

If you had a magic wand and could give yourself one defining characteristic to get your dream job, what would it be? 

Creating a killer CV and cover letter is a given and properly preparing for your interview the cherry on top, but...

A world apart? The challenges and opportunities of a BD role overseas

Resource - 05/11/2014 : BD, business development, hr, human resources, law firm recruitment, Legal HR, Human Resources, Marketing & BD

Business development (BD) managers who have experience of working in leading UK law firms are an attractive source of talent for overseas law firms. Sophisticated BD skills, honed by experience of working in a large UK firm, often boasting...

Decoding your employment contract

Resource - 28/10/2014 : hr, human resources, law firm recruitment, morgan hunt, Human Resources

So you've nailed the interview and been offered the job of your dreams, what follows? Your employment contract of course! Having grasped what...

2014 Annual Law Firms’ Survey overview: People

Resource - 27/10/2014 : hr, human resources, law firm recruitment, pwc, PwC law firm survey, Human Resources

A number of law firms have seen chargeable hours return to 2008 levels. Despite the increased utilisation though, a number of grades do not meet their target chargeable hours.

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Legal Support Network, what we do: find out more about LSN

Resource - 20/10/2014 : Briefing Business Transformation conference, briefing magazine, Briefing Operational Leaders in Legal conference, General, law firm recruitment, Legal Practice management conference, Legal Practice Management magazine, Legal Support Network networking events, Legal Support Network recruitment, LSN corporate pack, LSN research, OLIL, Community

Connecting | Informing | Sharing

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Mishcon de Reya to recruit trainees through vac scheme only

News Article - 10/10/2014 : hr, human resources, law firm recruitment, legal recruitment, Human Resources

Mishcon de Reya is to recruit its future trainees purely from its vacation scheme, in an effort to ensure that it succeeds in capturing the best candidates possible.

Its 2017 cohort will be the first group to come solely from its vacation...

The shape of the Legal IT market in 2014 (a recruiter’s perspective)

Resource - 09/10/2014 : hr, human resources, it recruitment, law firm recruitment, Legal IT market, Precise Placements, Human Resources, Technology

2014 has been a markedly different year for IT recruitment into the Legal sector, traditionally law firms have focused on their big three: email, phone and document – with the bulk of our recruitment focused on support roles and...