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All I want for Christmas is…a more fulfilling job.

No doubt you have worked hard to get where you are today. Achieving the required education and qualifications takes years of dedication and late nights. Life's too short to be in a job you don't enjoy. This holiday season is a great time to take stock of your career. Without the pressure of doing the [...]

By |2018-12-05T00:49:39+00:00December 5th, 2018|Lawyer, Using Recruiters|0 Comments

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

Legal market surges in third quarter FY18

Following a small seasonal Christmas dip, the market bounced back by nearly 50% in most areas. The first three calendar months of 2018 have seen a major growth in legal hiring, with a 50% increase in legal jobs advertised from the second to third quarter FY18 (compare results 'Legal market cools slightly in Second Quarter [...]

By |2018-12-12T04:32:22+00:00April 18th, 2018|Australian Law, Law, Lawyer|0 Comments

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

Spruce up your resume in four easy steps

Recruitment season is fast approaching. If you’re looking to make your next move this year, it’s prime time to sharpen or ‘smarten’ your resume! Here are four tips to ensuring your resume gets noticed by recruiters and potential employers. 1. Highlight your accomplishments, recent projects, publications Lead with your accomplishments, especially if you have a [...]

By |2018-01-31T04:03:27+00:00January 31st, 2018|Candidate Tips, Career Resources, Lawyer|0 Comments

Spruce up your resume in four easy steps

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By |2018-01-31T02:40:00+00:00January 31st, 2018|Candidate Tips, Career Resources, Lawyer|0 Comments

Six things lawyers can learn from a workplace culture legend

Ronnie Altit is passionate about creating great corporate culture. As founder and CEO of IT Company Insentra, Ronnie saw Insentra place fourth out of 150 companies in the 2017 Great Places to Work survey. Speaking at the inaugural Legal HR Meetup, Ronnie shared six major insights into how he fostered a happy and collaborative corporate [...]

By |2017-12-07T06:16:38+00:00December 6th, 2017|Australian Law, Candidate Tips, Law, Lawyer|0 Comments

How to future-proof your legal career in the age of Robots

New Law, disruption, legaltech – these buzzwords herald a shift in how the legal profession sees itself, innovations in technology drive down costs and clients demand more for less. There’s good news however, the doom and gloom around robots coming for the jobs of lawyers is largely unfounded. A recent survey by the Law Society [...]

Recruiting lawyers ready for digital disruption

Digital disruption, AI (artificial intelligence), legaltech – all these phrases have become synonymous with the change affecting traditional private practice. Lawyers are facing competition from unexpected quarters – the ‘Big 4’ professional services firms expanding their legal teams, while the ranks of in-house counsel also grow. In addition, startups and disruptive technology are turning their [...]