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It came as quite a surprise to discover that the first week of my training contract would consist of a residential week of studying as part of the Professional Skills Course and culminate in a written examination!
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This week's Meet The Recruiter finds out about life @CMSUK_Graduates with head of recruitment, Jess Heading. http://t.co/ZS0RSpv8c6
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Sarah Louise provides an insight into the first week of life as a trainee solicitor, starting with the PSC. http://t.co/O8SblVLLOS
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@SecondaryCEIAG Thanks for sharing!
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I qualified into corporate in 2013 and from the outset IM was the law firm for me. The firm emphasises high quality work in a friendly environment. The training contract was a perfect balance of real responsibility coupled with the support and supervision you needed.
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I've just started my LPC. This summer I applied to 20 firms for training contracts and had three interviews but didn't score - what do I do now?
Amelia Spinks, Field Fisher Waterhouse's graduate recruitment manager, dispels the myths surrounding the use of psychometric testing to vet training contract candidates.
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