Saturday, November 16, 2013

TARGETjobs Career Advice Roundup

Hello job and internship hunters. This is the TARGETjobs weekly career advice round up. 
We are doing things a little differently this week and focusing exclusively on one sector: law.

So what have we got to tell you?

If you are applying to CMS McKenna, you will be happy to know that we have some useful hints and tips on how best to answer the application form questions 

Is Simmons & Simmons your law firm of choice? Here is how to answer the competency questions on Simmons & Simmons’ training contract application form

Applying for summer vacation schemes in plenty of time for the January deadlines? Here’s how best to answer the competency questions on Simmons & Simmons’ vac scheme application form

And make sure you know what makes Simmons & Simmons tick when writing your application and at interviews. Being able to justify why you’re applying to a firm is an obligatory part of the recruitment process.

We also have the do’s and don’ts of applying to Macfarlanes. Whether you are applying for a training contract or a vacation scheme placement, here are some common themes you need to consider. 

Make sure you big up your digital savvy in your application and follow Bird & Bird on Twitter. Read this and more tips on applying for vacation schemes at Bird & Bird. 

Read our top tips on applying to Allen & Overy – we’ve tailored them both for training contracts and vacation schemes applicants.

Fret not! We are still ending the blog with next week’s graduate job deadlines. So whether you are interested in law or not, this is a must read for everyone! 

Have a good weekend. 

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