Social Mobility and Social Media Presentation, Withers
Michael Pickup recently attended a presentation at Withers, the international law firm, where HR Director Simon Luckett and Recruitment Manager, Jaya Louvra gave a fascinating insight in to some of the challenges associated with improving social mobility in the legal sector, together with some of the firm’s own initiatives designed to encourage school children to consider a career in law. Employment partner, Daniel Isaacs, then delivered a thought-provoking presentation about social media and employment law. Congratulations too to the firm for becoming only one of five law firms to be recognised in The Sunday Times Best 100 Best Companies to Work For 2012.
Thomas Mills High School, Suffolk: Career Development Week
Oyster Search & Selection were recently invited to the School’s annual Career Development Week event aimed at first year sixth form pupils where Michael Pickup made a presentation to the pupils offering practical help and advice about applying for a job, preparing covering letters, cvs and application forms, together with hints and tips about effective interview technique. He was also able to provide information and advice to a couple of pupils wishing to study Law at the University of Cambridge with a view to becoming a lawyer and a barrister respectively.