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How to position yourself for approaches (headhunting)

A few touches to your mobile phone and your groceries, an Uber or a pizza come to you. So why not a job? Many of the best jobs are never advertised so how do you hear about them? Good employers know that the best lawyers are so busy running their practices that they don’t have [...]

Getting your social media profile ready

You have made the decision to leave, and know what you are looking for. Now it’s time to start getting your social profiles in order. Why do this before your resume? Social profiles provide a point of verification Being easier to find means that opportunities will start to find you Having a strong personal brand [...]

By |2019-07-23T01:23:17+00:00July 18th, 2019|Australian Law, Candidate Tips, Career Resources, Law, Lawyer|0 Comments

Deciding on your next job

Once you have gone through this process of self- assessment it’s possible you will make the decision that it’s time to start considering a change in your career. To make a strategic decision about your next role it’s important that you understand your own drivers and motivations better. As a first step in self-assessment, it’s [...]

Is it time to change jobs?

Before you take the leap, take a moment to ask yourself the following questions: Am I being challenged in my current role? Am I still learning? Do I feel respected and appreciated? Am I developing new skills that will enhance my value? Can I see a future career path? Do I get up each Monday [...]

The reverse interview | Top 3 interview questions to ask a potential employer

Most of the time when we’re job searching, we’re focused on how we can impress our future employer and get to the top of their candidate list. We present all the information they may need to know about us, do whatever we can to put our best foot forward and secure that job offer.  But [...]

By |2018-09-12T08:22:07+00:00July 4th, 2018|Candidate Tips, Career Resources, Law, Lawyer|0 Comments

Career health check for lawyers

[As appearing in the SMH 23-May edition ‘Job-hunting made easy’] To be happy at work, many of us seek out a positive culture, good relationships with co-workers and an understanding or inspiring boss. But while it’s reassuring to be in a company we like with people we know, being too complacent has the potential to [...]

Make the top of the list! 10 resume tips

Most recruiters or HR Managers get dozens of resumes for every open position. They have stacks of resumes to review, and only seconds to look at each one. That means that your resume needs to pack a punch in a short time – and a small amount of space. To move onto the next round [...]

By |2018-09-12T08:27:30+00:00April 11th, 2018|Candidate Tips, Career Resources, Law, Lawyer|0 Comments

It’s a great market for lawyers on the move

If you are thinking of a change this year, now is the time to start job hunting! If you no longer love your job, you feel ambushed by a merger, your career progression has stagnated, you are under appreciated or you just want more flexibility or a pay rise - it’s a great time to [...]

By |2018-03-27T10:24:47+00:00March 26th, 2018|Australian Law, Candidate Tips, Career Resources, CPD, Lawyer|0 Comments

Elias welcomes Val to the team!

Elias Recruitment is pleased to welcome legal entrepreneur, Val Pitt, to the team. Val is the founder of LitSupport, Australia’s leading legal information management organisation. Over 22 years, Val grew LitSupport from a startup to a national organisation with over 150 employees and offices across Australia. "Val brings to Elias Recruitment an incredible depth of [...]

By |2018-03-01T01:07:25+00:00February 26th, 2018|Career Resources|0 Comments