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The Difference Between Excellent Applications & Good Applications

This article first appeared in Into The Law Magazine I asked some experienced graduate recruiters a question I often hear…. In your experience, which factors differentiate an excellent application from a good application?” Paula McMullan, Graduate Recruitment Manager at Gide Loyrette Nouel LLP (London), had this to say: A great application is one where I […]

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How To Beat Procrastination Over Your Applications

I’m sure most of you will have experienced procrastination in some form or another – it’s an unfortunate fact of life for many of us. However, there are things you can do to overcome it and to help you make progress with your training contract or vacation scheme applications. Feeling A Bit Stuck Procrastination is that […]

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Why You Should Keep Your Applications Simple

Many applicants feel like they have to impress a recruiter with the wording they use in their applications.  This can often lead to over-complicated wording or use of unnecessary wording.  Whilst a recruiter will want to read something that is well written they will not necessarily be impressed with long, fancy words which seem to […]

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