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How to Prepare a More Effective CV

12 October 2015 / 2 Comments

Following on the heels of the interview that Le Petit Juriste recently conducted with Steve, we were asked to provide some advice and guidance on how to prepare a more effective CV. It will be published in next month's edition and will be circulated to law students throughout France.

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Interview with "Le Petit Juriste"

7 October 2015

Le Petit Juriste, a magazine circulated to law students throughout France, interviewed Steve about the Brussels legal market. Excerpts of that interview are contained in its October issue (Issue 31). The full interview is set forth below.

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Cover letters - ditch them!

11 March 2015

I have long believed that using cover letters does a great disservice to candidates. Sadly, though, the practice persists.

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New year. New you! New job?

14 January 2015

Many of us, with the arrival of each new year, resolve to make changes to our lives. Some resolutions are reasoned and reasonable; others, however, may be hasty and ill-conceived, often in reaction to frustrations we are feeling in our professional lives.

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Do not change jobs for the sake of changing

25 September 2014

Don’t move just because you can; move because it is the right option.

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Income Protection: Preparing for the Future

15 September 2014

Too many lawyers spend the first several years of their careers focused almost exclusively on growing and developing their practice. They often forget to think about the “what if’s” in life. How can you protect and provide for your family and yourself if the unthinkable occurs and you can no...

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Calling all NQs!

25 June 2014

Ahhh! Early Summer! The time of year when a new crop of NQ lawyers comes onto the market and Shotgun Sam falls all over himself to cash in.

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Confessions of a Recruiter

16 April 2014

A key part of our job involves helping lawyers – especially younger lawyers – present themselves in the best possible light. We want to help them make the best possible first impression so that they get that all-important first job.

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He’s baaack! (Shotgun Sam, that is.)

20 March 2014

Actually, he has never left, and he is still up to his old tricks – trying to pull a fast one on clients and candidates alike.

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Now in Washington, DC!

27 January 2014

We are pleased to announce the opening of our office in Washington, DC!

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