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

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 [...]

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

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 [...]

Don’t burn bridges when leaving your job

So you’ve decided it’s time to move on and have secured a great new offer. Here are a few handy tips to ensure you leave your job on good terms. Stay engaged Don’t check out too early. As long as you are drawing a salary you owe it to your firm and your clients to [...]

By |2018-07-07T17:45:53+00:00February 28th, 2018|Candidate Tips, CPD, Legal Education|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