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How employers can get practically involved with social mobility

Olivia Parker, Interim Head of Careers & Outreach at the Law Society of Scotland, shares two key takeaways on how employers can practically get engaged with social mobility.

Partner, GC, specialist, freelancer? Inspirational speakers lined up for our career development roadshow

Olivia Parker, Careers Development Officer at the Law Society, talks about our upcoming career development roadshow and reveals our fantastic line-up of panel members so far for each location.

How fair is your traineeship recruitment pipeline?

Olivia Parker, Careers Development Officer at the Law Society, talks about whether employers are really engaged with fair access and highlights some of the pitfalls that are still regularly identified in the traineeship recruitment process.

Where do you see yourself in 10 years' time?

We're bringing our career development roadshow back this year, designed to showcase career options in the legal profession. Do you aspire to be a partner, senior manager in-house or an accredited specialist, or are you not quite sure? Come along and hear from our panel of solicitors who have carved out their own unique careers.

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.

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