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Kennedys - a different perspective

One Small Change


"Allow trainees to decide a rough plan of the seats that they want to work through from the beginning."
Second year trainee, London
"Try to have more options for seat rotations in the departments."
First year trainee, Manchester


"More transparency over seat choices."
First year trainee, London
"More trainees, we are busy!"
First year trainee, London
"An increase in the salary and more transparency during seat changes."
First year trainee, London
"Increase our salary to match other firms."
First year trainee, London
"I'd like to see greater integration of the trainees at the outset of the training contract so that everyone has time to get to know each other, which is inevitably important for later years."
First year trainee,


"More opportunities to work at different offices should your office not offer the seat you are interested in."
Second year trainee,
"More transparency about the different teams at the firm and the exact work the sub teams do."
First year trainee, London
"More trainee bonding at the beginning of our training contract."
First year trainee, London
"More choice about seats."
First year trainee, Cambridge
"A longer induction at the outset to bring all trainees together."
First year trainee, Manchester
"Better case management and time recording systems incorporated into one system."
First year trainee, London
"I'd like more clarity with respect to seat choices."
Second year trainee, London
"Trainees in regional offices should get as much involvement and recognition as those in London."
Second year trainee, Cambridge


"I believe that the firm could drive forward international secondments for trainees harder."
Second year trainee, London
"More consistency in supervision and/or transparency regarding seats would help to improve training contracts here."
Second year trainee, London
"Personally I think that the firm should remove the hours target for trainees, or at least reduce it, as I do not find that it assists trainee development a great deal."
Second year trainee, London
"There could be more seat choices on offer to trainees."
Second year trainee, Manchester
"I feel that the firm should allow trainees in regional offices to experience a greater variety of what the firm offers as a whole."
First year trainee, Chelmsford


"Possibly some more organised seminars/lectures; but that said, on-the-job training works well."
Second year trainee, London
"I think more variety for me personally in terms of seats."
First year trainee, Taunton
"I would like more transparency in secondment opportunities and seat choices."
Second year trainee, London
"More in team IT training as each team is different."
First year trainee, London
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