Cogence Search discusses leading women lawyers: Expectations, experiences and achievements

Resource - 23/05/2017 : cogence, IT, jobs, recruitment, vacancies, women in legal, Human Resources

“Ashurst falls short of 40 per cent female target in 19-strong promotions round,” is the lead headline on an April email news update from The Lawyer. Further down the bulletin another headline reads, “Reed Smith announces...

Briefing April 2017: Team players

Resource - 03/04/2017 : ABS, Blake Morgan, cloud, digitisation, direct sourcing, DW reporting, EY, hogan lovells, hotdesking, IntApp, Mills & Reeve, Norton Rose Fulbright, osborne clarke, password security, pinsent masons, pricing, profitability, project management, recruitment, RPC, shoosmiths, social media, strategy, talent, Finance, Human Resources, Marketing & BD, Risk & Compliance, Technology

Team players

Cornelius Grossmann, global head of law at EY, on why it's hard to beat the Big Four when it comes to the collaborative pitch.


Anthem Consulting

Network Partner - 13/01/2017 : anthem, Finance, finance jobs, marketing, marketing jobs, recruitment

Anthem Consulting is a boutique agency that provides expert recruitment services in professional services marketing, business development and finance.

We offer a unique blend of experience which includes both contingency recruitment and...

Briefing November 2016: Sweeten your offer

Resource - 09/11/2016 : advertising, authenticity, BLM, brexit, cranfield school of management, direct sourcing, diversity, employee ownership, employer branding, Enable, gamification, hogan lovells, imanage, inclusion, kpmg, leadership, learning and development, marketing, onboarding, osborne clarke, people management, Pitching, pricing, pwc, recruitment, retention, social media, Stephens Scown, talent management, taylor wessing, video, video Gowling WLG, Human Resources

Sweeten your offer

Legal business leaders outline their formulas for successful employee engagement and greater brand loyalty



Mastering small talk

Resource - 07/10/2016 : General, interview techniques, recruitment, totum talks, Human Resources

So, how was your journey in? Did you find the offices okay? Isn’t the weather terrible? All innocuous enough questions, friendly even, but don’t be fooled. How you answer them is telling, and studies show that they have a big bearing...

Managing Talent: From University to the workplace

Resource - 16/09/2016 : de burgh group, graduates, Luan de Burgh, managing talent, recruiting graduates, recruitment, talent, university to workplace, Marketing & BD

In universities across the country this month will reverberate to the sounds of a new influx of students enjoying the fun and frivolity of Fresher’s Week. For the next three years most of them will take the...

If you have the talent you want, how do you keep it? by Jane Pritchard, TV Edwards

Blog post - 12/07/2016 : Legal Practice Management magazine, LPM magazine, recruitment, talent acquisition, tv edwards, Practice Management

This blog post was also featured as a column in the July 2016 issue of Legal Practice...

Dial L for legal jobs: unlock your career

News Article - 06/07/2016 : cogence, IT, jobs, recruitment, vacancies, Human Resources, Practice Management

Cogence Search, a leading London legal recruitment agency, has been the source of some interesting content of late. This has included hard hitting results from legal market surveys such as 'The Leaky Pipeline: Gender and Progression in the...

Recruiters expect hiring to slump in wake of Brexit vote

News Article - 27/06/2016 : brexit, cipd, General, people management, recruitment

Firms likely to postpone decisions or opt for interims; widespread layoffs anticipated in banking sector

Experts have warned that recruitment activity in the UK is likely to take a nosedive in the...

The dangers of putting incorrect information on your CV

Resource - 25/04/2016 : background check, balance recruitment, CV, recruitment, Human Resources, Marketing & BD

Recruitment is changing in professional services. With hiring levels on the increase, many accountancy firms, law firms and property companies are going to...

Attracting talent: supporting new recruits

News Article - 23/03/2016 : cfo, corporate social responsibility, General, recruitment, talent, Human Resources

Supporting new recruits to allow them to embed themselves in their company values and ethos is also a crucial aspect of talent management and retention.

Sheridan explains why: “It is essential for all business owners to pay attention...

The importance of establishing a strong legal footing for attracting and retaining the best talent

Resource - 23/03/2016 : holman fenwick willan, Howden, mergers and acquisitions, recruitment, retention, risk management, Practice Management

Howden and Holman Fenwick Willan discuss how to manage risk correctly for recruitment and retention

The last year was one of team moves, mergers and acquisitions, with many deals set to be finalised in 2016. Consolidation...

Google’s four rules of recruitment

News Article - 04/03/2016 : Future Talent Conference, General, google, human resources, recruitment, Human Resources

Yvonne Agyei, the tech giant’s international HR head, on its unexpectedly process-driven hiring methods – and the search for ‘Googleyness’.

The popular perception of Google’s...

Partners’ office hours up 10 per cent to 56 a week

News Article - 27/01/2016 : General, Laurence Simons, recruitment, Research, work hours

Partners’ weekly working hours have increased by more than 10 per cent in just two years, with the average working week now almost 56 hours.

Research by recruitment consultancy Laurence Simons has shown partners are now working an...

HR agony aunt: On mentors, temperamental lawyers and recruiting well

Blog post - 20/01/2016 : hr, law society, Q&A, recruitment, Human Resources, Practice Management

This blog post was also featured as a Q&A in the October 2015 issue of Legal Practice Management magazine...