16 December 2016, Headlines | Comments disabled
LinkedIn is a resource many recruiters turn to in order to find new candidates to present to clients. Keeping an up-to-date, recruiter friendly LinkedIn profile is a great way to ensure you stay informed of jobs going in your industry, without necessarily being active on the market.
08 December 2016, Headlines | Comments disabled
We've all been there: you've landed an interview for the job of your dreams, you have built rapport with the interview panel, and they seem impressed with your CV. But then it comes: the dreaded behavioural question.
10 November 2016, Headlines | Comments disabled
It is difficult to really know what a job will be like before starting. Here are some tips designed to arm you with information to best judge whether you are making the right decision for your career.
15 September 2016, Headlines | Comments disabled
Most of our clients move smoothly and efficiently through the selection process. Here's an outline of how to cope with the interview 'norm' and the much longer alternative.
10 August 2016, Headlines | Comments disabled
Sometimes, it's difficult being from a non Anglo-Saxon background in the legal profession. However, conditions are improving, and the bamboo ceiling may finally crack in the coming years.
19 July 2016, Headlines | Comments disabled
Leaving a job on bad terms is not "career suicide", but it is a difficult terrain to navigate. Here's what you need to know if you are considering a move.
18 April 2016, Headlines | Comments disabled
Last week I spoke to an acquaintance from university I hadn't been in touch with for over twenty years. I was calling her because she was the referee for a delightful candidate I have been helping move from private practice to a senior in-house role. Of course before launching into the reference check we had a good chat about life, children, travel and who's doing what.
06 April 2016, Headlines | Comments disabled
Over the course of my career, I have met and interviewed many successful lawyers working in diverse practice areas - from company secretaries of ASX listed businesses to equity partners at leading top-tier firms. All have one thing in common: they see the value in robust career management plans. Below are some tips on how to take control of your career, and what should be included in your own plan.
30 November 2015, Headlines | Comments disabled
I was recently talking to Senior Associate who couldn't understand why they had been passed over for partnership. Sure, they had been told they failed to create a convincing business plan. But this was not the real reason.
23 November 2015, Headlines | Comments disabled
My focus today is a market that is often overlooked by job-seeking Australians. That market is Scotland.