Our successful Kent Young lawyers event at the start of the month saw 35 of The Regions bright young things attending the welcome event in Tunbridge wells. As well as providing a great networking opportunity, the purpose of the event was to discuss the nuances of working in The Regions rather than the pressures of the fast-paced City.
So, how was your journey in? Did you find the offices okay? Isn’t the weather terrible? All innocuous enough questions, friendly even, but don’t be fooled. How you answer them is telling, and studies show that they have a big bearing on what an interviewer thinks of you and your abilities.
When conducting confidential meetings with employees, one recent trend helping managers avoid some of the problems that can lead to tribunals is the use of sound recording and transcription. Maxine Park, solicitor and co-founder of transcription services provider DictateNow, explains the benefits of recording and transcribing performance reviews and disciplinary or grievance interviews.