These are our thoughts, observations and insights into recruitment.  We will be updating this blog from time to time.


Are you getting TOO comfortable where you are?

9 September 2019

You are happy in your current job, your work is valued and you feel that you can handle anything that comes your way. You are comfortable. Watch out!

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Giving Notice

8 July 2019

You have a new job and must give notice. Now what?

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You're ready to quit!

21 June 2019

You want to quit your job. Should you?

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Using friends to find a new job

14 March 2018

Is “networking” to find your next job really a good idea? Not always. In fact, usually not!

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Chillin' Competition (part 2)

13 April 2017

This is the second installment in what will be (I hope!) a four-part series on issues facing lawyers at various stages of their careers. It was first published at the popular Chillin' Competition blog and is reproduced below.

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Don't let this happen to you!

17 February 2017

I had a chat earlier this week with a friend who offered up details of a recent misadventure involving Shotgun Sam, the cowboy recruiter.

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8 Common Writing Mistakes

8 April 2016

A very interesting article covering common writing mistakes!

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One of a dozen!

4 March 2016

A few friends in the market have forwarded to us an email they received from a “database headhunter” (in our opinion, the lowest of the low). The email contained a dozen (!!!) badly worded and not particularly insightful profiles of corporate lawyers in Brussels.

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New Year: cold weather and cold calls!

5 January 2016

The new year is always a time for reflection and, having spent time with family and friends, our thoughts begin to turn back to work.

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Chillin' Competition

3 January 2016

Steve was recently invited to contribute a series of articles on recruitment for the popular Chillin' Competition blog; his first article and an introduction from Alfonso Lamadrid can be found below or on Chillin' Competition.

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