I recently met a candidate who was despairing about ever finding the ‘right’ job. Having been rejected from several companies they had applied to, they asked me; “How will I ever manage to land a job that’s truly right for me?”
In my previous blogs I highlighted the challenges of the current flexible working recruitment market as well as the reasons why a 2 page traditional CV can be problematic for individuals with a broad and varied skillset.
In my recent blogs, I highlighted the challenges experienced professionals are facing when looking for flexible work. This results in many individuals being forced to consider dramatic career changes or taking on lower level, lower paid roles in order to get the flexibility they need.
As I mentioned in my last blog, there are many experienced professionals in the current market who have a wealth of skills and knowledge. Many of these individuals have enjoyed very successful careers, often within a variety of companies and industries.
When it comes to finding flexible work however, many of these experienced individuals find that their skillset is considered too broad for the more specific narrow roles that tend to be advertised on job boards.
Over the last 3 months I have been researching the flexible working recruitment market in London. I was curious to find out where and how individuals look for flexible positions and have spoken with many people who are either currently working or seeking work on a flexible basis.
This month, LPM magazine looks at the uncertain future of the SME legal market – from pricing, recruitment and retention to cybersecurity, regulation and technology. We’ve got it all covered in our LPM conference 2016 report, with added insight from speakers and delegates who presented/attended.