Aside from application forms, cover letters and interviews, an additional part of the training contract application process involves psychometric tests.
Campus Brand Ambassadorships are a great form of work experience and provide ample opportunities for networking. Maisie Briggs- a Brand Ambassador for Bird & Bird- shares her experience of working with the firm.
With the legal job market becoming ever more competitive, it is not surprising that the selection criteria used by employers may not always be limited to a straightforward CV and interview(s) - your personal online brand can be just as important as the suit you wear to an interview.
As if Shoosmiths wasn’t social media-savvy enough already (we recommend you check out their awesome Twitter and Facebook feeds), the national firm’s graduate recruitment team is now venturing into the world of Facebook Live videos.
George Rickman, a Campus Brand Ambassador for Bird & Bird, explains why the ambassadorships are a great way to learn about the firm.