Online training programme for new solicitors
EARLY career solicitors in Wicklow are being encouraged to sign up for new tools to support their professional development.
The Law Society of Ireland has launched a new series of free online information sessions for newly qualified and trainee solicitors across Wicklow and nationwide. The sessions focus on career management, interview preparation and associated mental health matters.
The nine-week series was organised by the Law Society’s Younger Members Committee.
President of the Law Society of Ireland, Michele O’Boyle, said, ‘Solicitors, like many others navigating the early years of a career path can sometime be unsure of what direction it should take, where their career path will ultimately lead them, and where they can find their ‘dream job.
‘ The Younger Members Committee comprises qualified solicitors in the early stages of their career. They have identified key issues of relevance to their cohort and created this series to assist their colleagues in the profession who may face similar challenges and decisions,’ she said.
The series will cover the following topics: finding the hidden job market; impressing at interview; working from home - how to stay well physically and mentally; success at competency interviews; finding your confidence; dealing successfully with recruiters; psychological uncertainty – living with Covid-19; changing career direction; and personal branding for young solicitors.
The information series is taking place virtually using the Zoom platform. Each session will last between 20 and 25 minutes and will provide information on how to pursue the topics covered further. Registration for the online sessions are essential.
For more information, visit www.lawsociety.ie.