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Robert Hanna features in The Silicon Leaders ‘Influential Leaders in Legal Services to Watch, 2024’

Prioritising Kindness, Inclusivity and Innovation: The Leadership Philosophy of Robert Hanna The article delves into Robert’s journey in recruitment, heavily influenced by his late grandfather’s principles and values from the legal profession. This familial legacy inspired Hanna to establish KC Partners, a platform aiming to merge tradition with innovation, providing a nurturing environment for legal practitioners worldwide. KC Partners focuses on mentorship, empowering individuals, and fostering lasting connections within the legal sector. Robert stresses the significance of inclusivity and compassionate

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Assessing The Worth Of Qualifications

By Malcom Trotter, global education and training professional There is evidence that university graduates earn more than non-graduates, with the most recent official statistics showing that in the UK, on average, graduates earn £11,500 per year more than non-graduates. But that doesn’t mean graduates are guaranteed higher paid positions. A third (36%) of UK graduates are in lower-level jobs that do not require a degree and therefore are lower paid. As with any investment, there are risks to mitigate, and

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Anti-Dilution protection in investments 101

In a situation where you invest directly into a company and the company later on issues new shares at a price that is lower per share than the price you paid, the consequence could be that you are diluted both as regards your economic rights and as regards your control rights in the company. To protect against this, the seasoned investor will often request an anti-dilution clause as part of the investment agreement – especially in times when valuations are

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The Power of Preferred Discomforts

Have you ever found yourself standing on the precipice of something new and exciting, only to be held back by the unnerving discomfort of the unknown? Often, we are our own greatest adversaries, retreating into our comfort zones rather than daring to venture beyond.   How do we defy the status quo, to willingly step into “preferred discomforts,” thereby enriching our personal and professional lives?   What do I mean by “Preferred Discomfort”? Leaning into a preferred discomfort, is the

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How Many Applications Should You Submit?

Many candidates ask how many applications they should submit, but there is no definitive answer. However, we’ve asked Jake Schogger, Founder of Commercial Law Academy (an e-learning platform for aspiring commercial lawyers), for his take. Over to you Jake… How many applications should you submit in a particular recruitment cycle? I personally believe that the number of applications you submit should depend on two factors: How much time you are willing and able to commit to each application? Sending out

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Proven Results Burn Injury Attorney Who Fights for Your Rights

If you’ve been injured due to negligence, you have a right to fight for the justice and the compensation you deserve. Fighting in a courtroom against a big corporation who sold you a faulty product or a negligent landlord may seem like an overwhelming task. However, with a burn injury attorney by your side, you’ll be able to get through the court process and proceedings with ease and certainty. Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer Hiring a personal injury lawyer will

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Stuck in a job search rut? 5 tips to get unstuck

Searching for a job hunting can be mentally exhausting, and can take a real toll on your health and wellbeing. Many people suffer a crisis of confidence, especially if they have been job hunting for a while and have already experienced multiple rejections. Sometimes it can feel like everyone else knows what they’re doing, and you’re the only one left looking for your dream job. Here are 5 tips to help you keep going after experiencing (another) rejection: 1. Remind

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Encouraging responsible screen time and managing communications

Contents:  Chapter 1: An introduction to wellbeing and screen time Chapter 2: Responsible screen time and health Chapter 3: Managing communications Chapter 4: Useful Links Chapter 1: An introduction to wellbeing and screen time Look around you. How many screens are within close range? As modern technology becomes increasingly integrated into our societies and our lives, it is important to pay attention to how much time we spend looking at screens. Being mindful of the amount of time spent on

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Paralegal Doesn’t Appear In Every Job AD

I recently had to examine a CV where the applicant had categorised four years of their experience as being employed as a ‘paralegal’. Another year of experience was listed under the job title ‘secretary’. However, the daily duties involved in this year were more descriptive of a paralegal role than that of a secretary. Many people are performing tasks day in, day out, not realising that what they are doing may class them as a ‘paralegal’. And it is clear

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An Employee’s Guide to Managing Notifications and Communications to Maximise Workplace Wellbeing

Do you find yourself getting easily distracted by instant messages or regularly checking your emails for that update you’re waiting for? We waste a surprising amount of time going between tasks as a result of distractions. Not only is it inefficient, but regular alerts and notifications can affect our wellbeing, especially if the lines between work and home get blurred. In this guide, we look at how this ‘always-on’ workplace culture has crept up on us, and what can be

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