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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

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 [...]

Keep your lawyers happy!

Retaining top talent should be a priority for every firm. Turnover is costly in terms of training time, lost work, employee morale – not to mention unhappy clients. With the candidate market for lawyers increasingly tight, it is more important than ever to keep your lawyers happy! By providing a clear career track and support [...]

Why good lawyers are like fresh milk

Good lawyers are like fresh milk - they are a perishable commodity and if you don’t act quickly they will be gone. In the 17 years that I’ve been recruiting lawyers, I have never seen a market quite like the current. For whatever macro or micro-economic factors are at play, there is a certain bullish [...]

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 |2017-07-27T16:00:57+00:00April 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 |2017-07-27T16:00:57+00:00February 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 |2017-07-27T16:00:57+00:00November 28th, 2016|Australian Law, Candidate Tips, Law, Uncategorized, Using Recruiters|0 Comments

5 top tips to save money on recruitment

Some businesses try to recruit themselves because they think using an external recruiter is too expensive. But there are ways you can tap into a recruiter’s expertise and still keep your costs down. Here’s 5 of them.   Make the relationship an exclusive one If you’re using a recruiter, give them exclusivity. There so are [...]

By |2017-07-27T16:00:58+00:00June 25th, 2015|Using Recruiters|0 Comments