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The legal and recruitment sectors are constantly evolving, we want to make sure you are kept up to date on the latest news and updates that could impact your career and how you manage it.

Check out our blog regularly for the latest updates on what's happening in the sector.

The Importance of Commercial Awareness
Commercial awareness is prized by Recruiters across every sector and industry. Working in legal recruitment, I know first-hand how important this skill is to law firms in order to make the right hire at all levels of experience. In this blog, I offer a couple of pointers on what exactly commercial awareness is and some practical ideas on how you can develop yours.
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Written by Daniyal Aziz
24th January 2022
Lawyer Wellbeing
Over the last 20 years, there has been a lot of changes for us all to adjust to and think about. We live in uncertain times as we continue to wrestle with political, social and environmental unrest across the world. It’s enough to feel stressed about even before considering our personal circumstances, let alone those at work. In this blog Christine looks at the importance of law firms supporting the well-being of their Lawyers.
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Written by Christine Rodgers-Wendels
17th January 2022
The Benelux Region Legal Market
The Benelux Region has long been a key area of growth for international law firms, especially those based in the US. This is evidenced by recent news that US heavyweight Weil Gotshal is planning to open a Brussels office 14 years after previously closing their Belgian operation. In this blog International Legal Recruitment Consultant Ciaran Connolly takes a look at each of the legal markets within the Benelux Region.
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Written by Ciaran Connolly
20th December 2021
Why Choose a Career in Recruitment?
In this article, I explain my route to becoming a Legal Recruitment Consultant here at Interlink, why I chose to pursue a career in recruitment as well as why I would recommend this career path to others.
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Written by Sam Williams
13th December 2021
Job hopping – A Reflection on the Firm or the Candidate?
Job hopping is seen as a taboo subject amongst all working professionals, let alone the legal sector. The rule of thumb is that the more frequently you move, the less attractive you come across to prospective employers. In this blog Cameron Milton look at how this topic is often not as black and white as it may initially appear.
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Written by Cameron Milton
6th December 2021
Is There a Talent Drain from the Magic Circle?
With salaries at US law firms dominating the market and an ever-changing cultural landscape, is there a talent drain from the Magic Circle? George Langford, Principal Legal Recruitment Consultant here at Interlink Recruitment, explores this further…
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Written by George Langford
22nd November 2021
How to be an Agile Lawyer
There are many reasons why Lawyers need to approach their work and careers with a flexible, open mind. In this blog we explore why it is important to do so and share advice on how best to be resilient and broad-minded when it comes to your legal future.
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Written by Tom Crea
15th November 2021