Salary observations in the legal sector

Salary observations in the legal sector

The COVID pandemic has surprised us all in many ways. Lockdowns, social distancing, mask wearing and working from home arrangements are now permanently inserted into our way of life. There is no denying the devastating impact lockdowns have had on small businesses and...
Unconscious bias when hiring

Unconscious bias when hiring

‘I need someone in their late 20’s or 30’s with 40 years’ experience and wants the salary of a graduate’. It’s always interesting coming into a recruitment exercise when the employer has a very clear idea of what they are looking for in their desired candidate....
The death of the shortlist

The death of the shortlist

The candidate shortlist is a great idea. It gives the prospective employer the opportunity to compare a range of candidates. But how practical is it in today’s environment? Is it still reasonable to ask three or more highly qualified candidates on your shortlist to...