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Discussing your experiences, skills, strengths and weaknesses (with ex-Magic Circle recruiter)

Date

Thursday, October 6, 2022

Time

05:00 PM Europe/London

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Agenda

This is an in-depth masterclass on how to effectively discuss your experiences and capabilities on CVs and application forms, and during interviews. More specifically, we’ll be covering:

  • General application advice and how to avoid common mistakes.
  • How to effectively discuss your experiences.
  • How to write a clear, concise and impactful CV.
  • How to draw competencies and capabilities from a wide range of previous experiences.
  • How to approach “what is your biggest weakness?”
  • How to structure your answers to competency questions.
  • How to answer “Tell me about a time…” questions.
  • Live Q&A.
Presenter

Hannah Salton

Hannah Salton is a qualified executive coach, career consultant and former corporate graduate recruiter. She spent the first eight years of her career recruiting graduate talent for leading international corporations, including telecoms giant BT and elite law firm Allen & Overy. In 2017 she transitioned to a career in coaching and professional development, specialising in helping graduates achieve ambitious career goals. Through her personalised one-to-one and group coaching programmes, she helps people develop the skills, confidence and awareness needed to secure their dream job.
For more information, visit www.hannahsalton.co.uk and connect with Hannah on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/hannah-salton-coaching
Presenter

Commercial Law Academy

www.CommercialLaw.Academy is a comprehensive e-learning platform for aspiring commercial lawyers, complete with hundreds of practical videos and articles, interactive quizzes, downloadable e-guides and exclusive guidance from industry experts and qualified lawyers.

We offer courses covering: writing successful applications, researching law firms, psychometric tests, networking/LinkedIn, preparing for assessment centres, practical commercial awareness, example case studies, current affairs, the business of law firms, negotiation, writing professionally, presenting and managing nerves, running a business, resilience and more.

Membership gives you instant access to:
- 20 in-depth courses covering every aspect of the recruitment process.
- Dozens of detailed, consistently-structured firm profiles for Magic Circle, Silver Circle, US and regional firms, covering a broad range of key differentiators.
- 35+ comprehensive assessment centre insights for City firms.
- Dozens of recent (verified) successful applications.
- 

Example commercial and legal interview case studies, based on real City law firm interviews.
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Monthly subscriber-only webinars.

www.commerciallaw.academy
Presenter

Jake Schogger

Jake Schogger is a qualified lawyer, best-selling author, career coach, entrepreneur, copywriter and consultant. He is the founder and CEO of City Career Series, a publishing company that has sold ~50,000 handbooks designed to help students secure City careers, including the best-selling Training Contract Handbook and critically acclaimed Commercial Law Handbook.

He also founded the Commercial Law Academy, a comprehensive e-learning platform for aspiring commercial lawyers, complete with hundreds of videos, articles, interactive quizzes, flow charts and downloadable e-guides.

He trained at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP and now acts as a legal adviser to start-ups and scale-ups, whilst also working as a career coach and delivering career-related presentations at universities across the UK. He also works with technology start-ups and runs a variety of his own businesses, including a creative/commercial consultancy.

For more information, visit www.commerciallaw.academy, join Jake’s commercial law applicants LinkedIn group (www.linkedin.com/groups/8944518) and connect with Jake on www.linkedin.com/in/jakeschogger/in/jakeschogger.