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A career outside a big firm

Are you an LLB or DPLP student who's keen to find out about working in-house or for a high street firm? Our annual roadshow for students is bringing employers to you!

Traineeship recruitment - are you missing a trick?

Olivia Parker, Careers Development Officer at the Law Society of Scotland, discusses why proactivity is important when recruiting trainees and how Lawscot Jobs can help.

On the road again - our local events for new trainees

Olivia Parker, Careers Development Officer, explains why we run roadshows for new first year trainees and why you should sign up (or encourage your trainees to sign up!) and come along.

Innovation in the law: what do students need to know?

Olivia Parker, Careers Development Officer at the Law Society of Scotland, discusses Legal Cheek's recent event for students hosted by Pinsent Masons, focusing on how innovation in technology is changing the face of the profession.

In-house best practice in 7 easy steps

Olivia Parker, interim Head of engagement for in-house lawyers, gives us her key takeaways from April's in-house best practice course.

Take your seat at the table and join our Council to represent new lawyers

Olivia Parker, Careers Development Officer, tells NQs and admitted trainees why they should apply for the current position of Council Rep for New Lawyers and join the Law Society's decision-making body.

Sowing the seeds of successful future leaders

Olivia Parker, Careers Development Officer at the Law Society, talks about how best to invest in your junior workforce to boost morale and grow a committed, highly-skilled next generation of leaders.

What should be top of the training agenda for all NQs?

Olivia Parker, Careers Development Officer at the Law Society, thinks about the business skills newly qualified lawyers can equip themselves with for future success, regardless of the direction they want their career to take.

Everything you need to know about applying for the Diploma in Professional Legal Practice

For LLB students thinking about taking the Diploma in Professional Legal Practice, there's a lot to consider. Make sure you know what support to look out for in early 2018 to help you navigate the decision-making process.

What employers want from students at law fairs

Olivia Parker, our Careers Development Officer at the Law Society, discusses September's recent round of law fairs. What did students do well and what do employers wish they did better?

Top 5 things trainees want to know

Olivia Parker, Careers Development Officer looks at the top 5 things trainees want to know.

Up and running – our student:trainee mentoring scheme

Olivia Parker, Careers Development Officer in our education, training and qualifications team, explains all about our new student:trainee mentoring scheme.

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