In a professional services environment such as a law firm, the primary metric upon which most individuals are measured is fee earning and as such, billable hours and financial performance tends to occupy most of our thoughts especially
Good typing speed is an essential skill required for any area of administration and increasingly is needed by all professionals. Speed and accuracy are two important aspects of this but often we find that people worry about speed to the neglect
Robert Frost once wrote, “the only certain freedom is in departure”. When you quit your job many feel that they are free to act as they like for the duration of their notice. The advice we always give however is to act in the way you wish to be
My name is Cliona Burke and yesterday I started an internship in Amicus Recruitment for the summer. I’ve just finished transition year and I have been out looking for a summer job since the day I got my holidays. Then I got the idea that I
“I was head-hunted for my current role” is a statement I come across regularly within recruitment, but it is also a statement that fails to correctly categorise the nature of an approach in many instances. If you are contacted about
Grammar, Language & Spelling Ensure that your language is set to English (Ireland) so that the spelling and grammar check works the way you want it to. After doing this run spell check on your entire CV in case the previous language
Monitoring and tracking your job search from the outset is something a lot of people fail to do and can lead to a less successful career change. Knowing what roles you have applied to, which version of your CV was sent and what you listed as
How to raise the work life balance question? Work life balance is often a motivating factor for a job seeker when changing role. Many individuals when they reach a certain point in their life have many important reasons not to be tied to the
I commonly get asked about appropriate CV content and whether achievements should be included. I strongly believe that achievements are a powerful tool not only in securing an interview – but in controlling certain aspects of the interview also.
Interview preparation tips Sometimes even glass half empty people get a little optimistic. This especially happens when you have successfully navigated a number of difficult interviews and stand on the precipice of a career changing job offer.