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Christmas Office Closures

To make things a little bit easier for the profession, each year we compile and share the Christmas Shutdown dates for major law firms. Here are the dates for Christmas and New Year 21/22.  For a copy of the table please email [email protected] Firm Last day in office First day

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Career Resources

Elias Legal Jobs Index Q1 FY22

I am writing this just coming out of 107 days of lockdown in Sydney so how the potential new outbreak affects business confidence is an unknown. Most lawyers I am speaking to are still very bullish and aggressively hiring across most practice areas and levels. We are starting to find

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Australian Law

Where are all the lawyers?

Recently I marked 22 years in the legal recruitment industry and I must say that despite any prediction I had when the pandemic hit the market has gone from strength to strength in terms of demand of high-quality lawyers. I have never seen such a candidate short market previously. So

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Australian Law

Getting Candidates to Say Yes during Covid

After 21 years of recruiting, one of the most frustrating discussions is having to tell a client that the candidate has knocked back their offer. You get to the end of the process after numerous interviews and meetings and discussions and then find out that you are back at square

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New Year- Fresh Start
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FY 21 wrap-up

I am writing this from lockdown in Sydney so how the latest outbreak affects business confidence is an unknown. Most lawyers I am speaking to are still very bullish and aggressively hiring and see the current outbreak as an inconvenient but temporary hiccup. We have noticed a few start dates

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Using Recruiters

Don’t throw away your shot

A few weeks ago, for my birthday, my family treated me to tickets to Hamilton the Musical. While I know next to nothing about the American Revolutionary War, the story was entertaining, the dancing memorable and the lyrics and musical incredible. One of the songs recounts a young Alexander Hamilton

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