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    More important things happened in my life, like my mums several operations, my dads seizures, I had other things to concentrate on, like looking after them and running a house.

    More important things in life than a degree.
    Everyone with a 2:2 has a sob story. I sympathise. Sad truth is you need to push up your grade to make sure all this cv stuff isn't a waste of time.


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    Everyone with a 2:2 has a sob story. I sympathise. Sad truth is you need to push up your grade to make sure all this cv stuff isn't a waste of time.


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    It's not possible to push my grade up. Even if it was, I do not have the time to dedicate towards my degree, nor the emotional capacity at the moment.I am not looking for a high flying all singing and dancing graduate job. What I am asking is how to structure my CV, when all of my experience is geared towards the legal profession and that is now not what I want to do.
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    It'll also look as if OP is desperate to work in the legal sector and is only applying for any job in the meantime.
    No, you'd think nobody had ever made a career change before. All work experience is useful and what she has to make sure is that she links the experience to the skills they ask for in the job description. The covering letter is where all the main work is done, and it's where she has to explain what her career aspirations are.
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    No, you'd think nobody had ever made a career change before. All work experience is useful and what she has to make sure is that she links the experience to the skills they ask for in the job description. The covering letter is where all the main work is done, and it's where she has to explain what her career aspirations are.
    You make it sound like a simple walk in the park. Covering letter or not, having several law work experiences and a law degree will make it look like you plan to become a lawyer. Talk all you like but do you honestly think employers will believe you? When there's so many candidates to choose from, there's no reason to take that risk in someone whose record screams s/he will leave soon.
 
 
 
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