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17. CVs, applications, and interviews

17. CVs, applications, and interviews  

Scott Slorach, Judith Embley, Peter Goodchild, and Catherine Shephard

in Legal Systems & Skills (3rd edn)

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Apr 2017
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Sep 2017
eISBN: 
9780191827662
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198785903.003.0017
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chapter
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9780198785903
This chapter covers the graduate careers employability process, looking at CVs, application forms and interviews. Considering law firm and other graduate employers, it suggests ways of ... More
6. Commercial awareness and networking

6. Commercial awareness and networking  

Emily Finch and Stefan Fafinski

in Employability Skills for Law Students

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Feb 2014
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Jun 2014
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9780191764349
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10.1093/he/9780199663231.003.0006
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chapter
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9780199663231
This chapter discusses two aspects of employability that can help students stand out from other applicants: commercial awareness and networking. It first explains the meaning of commercial ... More
1. Understanding employability skills

1. Understanding employability skills  

Emily Finch and Stefan Fafinski

in Employability Skills for Law Students

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Feb 2014
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Jun 2014
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9780191764349
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10.1093/he/9780199663231.003.0001
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9780199663231
This chapter discusses the meaning and types of employability skills. It explains why these are so important and why these must be developed by students throughout their time at university. ... More
16. CVs, applications, and interviews

16. CVs, applications, and interviews  

Scott Slorach, Judith Embley, Peter Goodchild, and Catherine Shephard

in Legal Systems & Skills: Learn, Develop, Apply (4th edn)

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Jun 2020
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Sep 2020
eISBN: 
9780191892950
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198834328.003.0016
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chapter
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9780198834328
This chapter covers the graduate careers employability process, looking at CVs, application forms, and interviews. Considering law firms and other graduate employers, it suggests ways of ... More
30. Journeying into employability and careersFrom university to the workplace

30. Journeying into employability and careers: From university to the workplace  

Steve Case, Phil Johnson, David Manlow, Roger Smith, and Kate Williams

in Criminology

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Mar 2017
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Sep 2017
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9780191841361
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10.1093/he/9780198736752.003.0030
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9780198736752
This chapter helps the criminology student think about what comes next by guiding him/her through some of the career options he/she is likely to have after completing his/her degree. It ... More
11. Applications

11. Applications  

Emily Finch and Stefan Fafinski

in Employability Skills for Law Students

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Feb 2014
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Jun 2014
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9780191764349
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10.1093/he/9780199663231.003.0011
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9780199663231
This chapter discusses the various components of the applications process, which include advice on compiling CVs, completing application forms, and writing a good covering letter. The ... More
5. Volunteering, societies, and interests

5. Volunteering, societies, and interests  

Emily Finch and Stefan Fafinski

in Employability Skills for Law Students

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Feb 2014
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Jun 2014
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9780191764349
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10.1093/he/9780199663231.003.0005
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9780199663231
This chapter focuses on the contribution of spare-time activities to one's skills portfolio. It encourages students to dissect everything that they do outside of their study time to ... More
4. Practical legal skills

4. Practical legal skills  

Emily Finch and Stefan Fafinski

in Employability Skills for Law Students

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Feb 2014
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Jun 2014
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9780191764349
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10.1093/he/9780199663231.003.0004
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9780199663231
This chapter discusses the three main practical legal activities often encountered by law students during their time at university—mooting, negotiation, and client interviewing—;describing ... More
29. Applying your skills to employability or future study

29. Applying your skills to employability or future study  

Steve Case, Phil Johnson, David Manlow, Roger Smith, and Kate Williams

in Criminology

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Mar 2017
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Sep 2017
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9780191841361
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10.1093/he/9780198736752.003.0029
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chapter
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9780198736752
This chapter focuses on reflective learning and how it should be used by the criminology student to make the most of his/her degree. It guides the students on how to: engage with a ... More
Employability Skills for Law Students

Employability Skills for Law Students  

Emily Finch and Stefan Fafinski

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Feb 2014
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Jun 2014
eISBN: 
9780191764349
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780199663231.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199663231
Employability Skills for Law Students is designed to help you: identify the academic, practical and transferable skills that can be developed whilst studying for a law degree; ... More
2. Getting started

2. Getting started  

Emily Finch and Stefan Fafinski

in Employability Skills for Law Students

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Feb 2014
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9780191764349
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10.1093/he/9780199663231.003.0002
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9780199663231
This chapter first considers one of the key questions that all law students must answer: to practise or not to practise? It then gives an overview of the two traditional branches of the ... More
3. Academic skills

3. Academic skills  

Emily Finch and Stefan Fafinski

in Employability Skills for Law Students

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Feb 2014
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9780191764349
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10.1093/he/9780199663231.003.0003
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9780199663231
This chapter considers the contributions of academic activities to the acquisition of key employability skills. Specifically, it discusses each of the academic activities undertaken by law ... More
1. Becoming a studentTips, tricks, and tools for effective learning

1. Becoming a student: Tips, tricks, and tools for effective learning  

Steve Case, Phil Johnson, David Manlow, Roger Smith, and Kate Williams

in Criminology

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Mar 2017
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Sep 2017
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9780191841361
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10.1093/he/9780198736752.003.0001
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9780198736752
This chapter describes the skills required to become an effective, engaged, and employable — or E3 — student of criminology in the university, higher education context. More specifically, ... More
12. Making yourself more employable

12. Making yourself more employable  

Scott Slorach, Judith Embley, Peter Goodchild, and Catherine Shephard

in Legal Systems & Skills (3rd edn)

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Apr 2017
Published Online: 
Sep 2017
eISBN: 
9780191827662
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198785903.003.0012
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198785903
This chapter focuses on the additional skills needed to embark on a career in practising law. It discusses personal characteristics; team-working; delegation; meetings; client care; ... More
15. Making yourself more employable

15. Making yourself more employable  

Scott Slorach, Judith Embley, Peter Goodchild, and Catherine Shephard

in Legal Systems & Skills: Learn, Develop, Apply (4th edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2020
Published Online: 
Sep 2020
eISBN: 
9780191892950
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198834328.003.0015
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198834328
This chapter focuses on the additional skills needed to embark on a career in practising law. It discusses personal characteristics; team-working; delegation; meetings; client care; ... More
Legal Systems & Skills

Legal Systems & Skills (3rd edn)  

Scott Slorach, Judith Embley, Peter Goodchild, and Catherine Shephard

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2017
Published Online: 
Sep 2017
eISBN: 
9780191827662
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198785903.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198785903
Legal Systems & Skills provides essential knowledge and skills for underpinning legal studies, providing a foundation for graduate employability both within and outside the ... More
Legal Systems & SkillsLearn, Develop, Apply

Legal Systems & Skills: Learn, Develop, Apply (4th edn)  

Judith Embley, Peter Goodchild, Catherine Shephard, and Scott Slorach  (ed.)

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2020
Published Online: 
Sep 2020
eISBN: 
9780191892950
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198834328.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198834328
Legal Systems & Skills provides essential knowledge and skills for underpinning legal studies, providing a foundation for graduate employability both within and outside the ... More

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