Category Archives: Recruitment

CV’s & Resumes – Your personal information, keeping it safe and accurate

I have read so many blogs over the past few weeks about the security of your personal information, and how many different ways that the world can access your career history.  There was talk about aggregating all of your information … Continue reading

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APPLYING FOR A JOB ‘LESSON 101’ – EMAIL, THE RULES

For the vast majority of you this will just be a source of amusement but there are a couple of serious issues at stake.  What is the point of applying for a legal job only to be knocked back at … Continue reading

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Moving your legal career out of Australia: Why is it so difficult?

I noticed the announcement a couple of weeks ago in Lawyers Weekly that Michael Cripps was leaving as General Counsel of IAG to join international law firm Clyde & Co in Shanghai. Good luck to him. There is nothing particularly … Continue reading

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Legal Career Tips for Young Lawyers – should you stay or should you go?

I have read many comments on blogs this week, quite a few on linkedin, about young lawyers who are trying to make decisions about their legal careers at a very early stage, mainly driven by redundancy, apathy, hard work and … Continue reading

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Online Recruitment Trends: ‘No Agencies’ and Job boards

I noticed in this week’s Legal Week – one of the leading Legal Industry online and print publications in UK – that at least half of the ads were placed by employers who stipulated ‘No Agencies’. Post recession, employers in … Continue reading

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Managing your legal career Part 1: Body Language Tips

There are many people who believe that the very sound of their voice should command immediate respect and that their message is one of unequivocal authority.  These people can be heard preaching in the school playground, at work or giving … Continue reading

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Guide to getting headhunted in the law industry

If you’re headhunted, it means that an employer has sought out your expertise and skills and offered you a job, usually while you are using those skills in another firm. Being headhunted can offer an enormous confidence boost, because it … Continue reading

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