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The latest news from the GRL Blog looking at recruitment, professional development, coaching and consultancy for the Bar, Barristers Chambers and law firms.

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Whether it be new job alerts, industry advice articles or event invites GRL Legal have a constant stream of information that we like to share. However, we are keen to share only with people who are interested in what we have to say and so we have introduced some GRL...
STRESS MANAGEMENT AND RESILIENCE TRAINING

STRESS MANAGEMENT AND RESILIENCE TRAINING

Why take Stress Management Seriously in Chambers? There are many work place stressors. Most workers are faced with a few of them, a Barrister’s world is littered with evidence of many. Chambers’ staff, custodians of their sets’ welfare help shoulder their barristers’...
Six simple steps to an impactful CV

Six simple steps to an impactful CV

In a candidate driven market, YOU need to stand out from other, similarly excellent candidates, but how? Our expert consultants continuously sift through many thousands of CV’s for our roles, often receiving many hundreds of applications. Whether you are applying...
The Interviewee: Do’s and Don’ts

The Interviewee: Do’s and Don’ts

You’ve done the difficult part and secured an interview with a Company you’d really like to work for, but how to stand out and hopefully nail it? GRL’s Consultants advise and interview thousands of people each year and were asked to provide some tips and absolute...
Top Tips For Legal Directory Submissions

Top Tips For Legal Directory Submissions

Legal practices continue to participate in the research process with a sense of expectation that the merits gained from this exercise will boost their market franchise and add value to essential business processes such as client recognition and recruitment of talent....
Changing Routes To Markets For The Bar

Changing Routes To Markets For The Bar

Direct Access and Barrister led entities are increasing in the market – the observed effects, so far…… Holistic Change  The legal world has been going through a well documented change these past few years. This is certainly true since the economic crisis of 2008 and...
The Changing Face of The Bar

The Changing Face of The Bar

In what has become a rapidly changing and even more competitive time for the Bar, there have been some subtle but significant changes in the way that barristers’ chambers are prepared to adapt in the search for new streams of work and develop new business. Many...
Managing Stress in Chambers

Managing Stress in Chambers

Why is stress so bad? Stress is the body’s natural response to threat: real or perceived; physical or mental.  In responding to threat our bodies produce large quantities of cortisol, adrenaline and noradrenaline.  These hormones and chemicals increase our heart rate...
Managing Stress in Chambers

Resilience for Better Results

Making the case for Resilience The successful legal organisation’s mission seems simple enough: Know and Plan what you want to achieve; Recruit and Retain the right people; Do what is needed to get it done and; Repeat.  How do we retain focus however in an...

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