Legal Career Coaching
Specialised Training & Guidance for Law Students & Graduates
About The Program
A structured 6-week legal career coaching and training program designed for law students, PLT students and law graduates who are transitioning into their legal careers. Learn the key-skills needed to become an effective job hunter and competitive legal candidate.
- Session 1: Career Consultation & Strategy Planning
- Session 2: Detailed Resume Review
- Session 3: Job Search & Job Application Training
- Session 4: Interview Skills Training
- Session 5: Networking & Branding Skills Training
- Session 6: Course Review / Open Session
- Ongoing Support: During the program, we will assist you with your current job applications and preparation
Each session is approximately an hour in length and delivered one on one. Some sessions can be conducted face to face (if you reside in Brisbane).
We also deliver training and strategy sessions over the phone or by video conference.
#1 Career Consultation
We start by assessing your skills and experience to get an understanding of your short-term and long-term career goals. We’ll strategize a plan to help achieve your goals.
#2 Detailed Resume Review
We conduct a detailed review of your current resume and cover letter, then provide a detailed report. We’ll work with you to implement changes to make your resume more relevant and effective.
#3 Job Search/Application Training
Comprehensive training on how to apply to the jobs you’re interested in. Most importantly, we’ll teach you the system and skills needed to follow up your applications with professionalism, increasing your chances of an interview.
#4 Interview Skills
The most crucial stage of the job seeking process – the interview. In this session, we cover key interview skills and responses to those tricky questions. We go through a series of practice interviews to prepare you for the real thing.
#5 Networking & Branding
Access the hidden job market through networking. We’ll teach you how to be an effective networker using platforms such as LinkedIn to find the right people and build valuable relationships.
#6 Review / Open Session
There’s a lot of content to take in over the previous 5 weeks. In the final session, we summarize the previous weeks training and work with you on any areas you would like to revise.
Legal Career Coaching Packages
Frequently Asked Questions
Why is career coaching important?
You’ve probably just spent the past 4 years’ at university completing your law degree and you’re about to enter the legal jobs market. Finding and securing a new job in the current market is tough and requires a completely new skill set. How you apply, follow up and interview can make or break the opportunity. Investing in professional coaching and skills training can assist you dramatically, giving you the confidence to successfully enter the legal jobs market.
Why choose Brietley London?
We’re a professional career networking and legal recruitment agency. We’ve worked extensively with people from different experience levels (from law students to partner level) during the different stages of their legal careers. Our team have extensive industry experience and come from backgrounds in legal practice, legal recruitment and human resources. There would be few organisations with the skills, experience and industry knowledge as Brietley London.
How does the course operate?
The career coaching course is a comprehensive 6-week course with sessions held weekly. The sessions are conducted one on one (face to face or over the phone). Many of our clients are located interstate and we deliver training via Skype/Video Conference.
Who is the coaching course designed for?
This coaching series is designed for law students nearing the end of their law degrees, PLT students or legal graduates. The course is designed to give you the necessary skills and training to find and secure a new legal job for a smoother and more successful transition into your legal career.
Do I have to do the sessions in order?
The sessions are designed to carry on from the previous and the review session is a review of all the previous weeks, so while you could do them in a different order it would not be as beneficial. If you would like training within a singular area you can purchase the individual hourly package.
Do you offer coaching/training after hours?
Absolutely, we understand everyone has different commitments. The training and coaching sessions are flexible and can be conducted outside of business hours. There is no extra cost for this.