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How to build your commercial awareness and get that job

By Joshua Clinch, trainee solicitor  There’s no greater truth than the famous idiom, knowledge is power. If you want to succeed in a field and be given the job, you need to show that you’ve taken all of the steps needed to be informed.  We spoke with Joshua Clinch, a trainee solicitor from Norton Rose Fulbright, who …

Research: Essential for essays, essential for job applications

By Pablo Costa, Careers Adviser (Faculty of Engineering) Employers expect applicants to understand issues that affect not only their organisation but their industry as a whole, this is called commercial awareness. It is important to demonstrate this as it shows that you are serious about the job, know the issues surrounding it and is able …