We were absolutely delighted to see so many of our clients ‘in real life’ last week at our cocktails and mocktails evening. We chose the award winning Silverleaf bar at the Pan Pacific Hotel on Bishopsgate as our venue. Guests were welcomed with champagne and served a series of signature cocktails. Having had so [...]
Phil Kennedy shared his thoughts on an eventful period in legal recruitment and what he’s learnt about good practice in the industry.
Both law and recruitment are considered highly stressful occupations. At the end of Stress Awareness Month, the Ardent team shares top tips for reducing stress at work.
Ardent consultant Jon Kennedy gave his view on the legal recruitment market 3 years after he joined the business.
Kat has 20 years’ experience in the legal recruitment industry, joining a major firm as a new graduate in 2000 and working up to an associate director role. Kat’s former agency reduced in size during the first lockdown. Since then she has been providing a careers advice service for a secondary school. With this new position she is coming back to her recruitment roots.
Having had just over 9 months out of work, through a combination of gardening leave and Covid, getting back into a regular working pattern was a challenge. I’d compare it to going back to school after the summer holidays – I was exhausted in those first couple of weeks!
This year the Ardent team has been focussing on the issue of mental health. Our consultants have been through Mental Health First Aid training as a team. On World Mental Health Day we wanted to share our thoughts on mental health in the legal profession in 2021.