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Use WD-40 to make your next job search smoother

Ok maybe not literally. We all know WD-40 the trusty anti-corrosive, right? Bet you didn’t know that the ‘WD’ stands for 'Water Displacement', but of more relevance is the ‘40’. Inventor Nom Larsen spent 5 years and had 39 failed attempts before he cracked it - hence WD-40. Sometimes job hunting can seem a bit [...]

By |April 30th, 2017|Candidate Tips, Career Resources, Law, Lawyer, Using Recruiters|0 Comments

6 steps for hiring Lawyers

1. Don't hire if you don't have to Despite making a living from placing lawyers, I recommend my clients look at their surroundings and canvas all the alternatives before hiring a new person. Is the role necessary? Can existing staff take up the slack? Are their capabilities in-house already available who can transfer into [...]

By |February 28th, 2017|Australian Law, Lawyer, recruitment strategy, Using Recruiters|0 Comments

So you want to practise law in Australia?

If you are considering moving to Australia and practising law there are 3 key factors to consider. Migration The first step is your migration status. For non-residents or citizens to work in Australia you will need to hold a valid visa. There are various categories of visas that will provide you with working rights. Occasionally, [...]

By |November 28th, 2016|Australian Law, Candidate Tips, Law, Uncategorized, Using Recruiters|0 Comments

8 ways to build your personal brand with LinkedIn

Law is increasingly competitive with the rise of technological advances and changes in society. Gone are the days people just go to your company website. These days, many will check out your LinkedIn first. Whether you’re job hunting, gathering leads or networking with clients, having a professional eye-catching LinkedIn profile will build your professional brand [...]

By |November 14th, 2016|Candidate Tips, Career Resources, Law|0 Comments

Number of legal job vacancies declines – what it means for Lawyers

The number of legal jobs advertised last quarter has dropped according to the latest Elias Job Index. Over the last quarter, there has been a decrease in the number of jobs advertised. However, that may not be all that significant to the legal job market and that the previous period, around Christmas time, saw a [...]

By |June 6th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to handle a bad performance review

Getting a bad performance review – or even a less-than-great review – can be a career nightmare. But before you start drafting an angry resignation letter, remember there are ways you can turn the situation around without moving on.  In fact, the way you deal with a bad performance review could be a great opportunity [...]

By |May 14th, 2016|Candidate Tips|0 Comments

6 reasons to use a recruiter when hiring

I am obviously a recruiter and of course I would be telling you to use a recruitment agency – but here’re good reasons why…… 1. Don’t waste your advertising time & dollar Advertising is not as easy as it seems. There is an art to writing up the right advertisement and to target the right [...]

By |April 29th, 2016|Candidate Tips|0 Comments

Legal Job Index – Legal Vacancies Report for 1st Quarter FY2016

Strong legal jobs market shows Sydney and Melbourne booming  Sydney and Melbourne’s law firms are creating new jobs in areas usually associated with a growing economy, the Elias Legal Job Index reveals. The Index tracks trends in the commercial legal jobs market by measuring the number of jobs posted directly on major firm’s websites in Sydney, Melbourne and [...]

By |April 19th, 2016|Candidate Tips|0 Comments

Six Ideas for painless CPD points

Building up your CPD points doesn’t have to feel like a chore. There are ways to meet your requirements while actually enjoying yourself. Today we’ve done the legwork and found six of the best options coming up soon: Six Thinking Hats with Rebecca Stewart, Managing Director, Chalmers International Dr Edward de Bono’s system is still [...]

By |March 18th, 2016|Candidate Tips|0 Comments

Hottest Legal Jobs – Latest Elias Legal Jobs Index

The end of 2015 saw continued growth in corporate and M&A recruitment but property law roles started to dry up, according to the Elias Legal Jobs Index for Q2 FY2016. A change in Canberra bringing confidence? Over Q2 FY2016m the total number of legal vacancies in the Sydney and Melbourne markets dropped from 229 to [...]

By |March 7th, 2016|Candidate Tips|0 Comments