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9 Apr 2010
My next move: after redundancy
With Lucy Brady, senior consultant, Hughes-Castell, Sydney Q I am a junior corporate lawyer and was made redundant last year by my top tier firm. I ha...
26 Mar 2010
My next move: Australian lawyers overseas
With Doron Paluch, director, Burgess Paluch Legal Recruitment.Q I hear it's still very difficult for Australian lawyers to get work overseas. When are...
18 Mar 2010
What makes a good workplace?
Nice people working in nice professions often inadvertently create nasty workplaces - which HR managers can learn a lot from, writes David CreelmanIt ...
5 Mar 2010
The craziest things actually said in an interview
Maybe you were nervous, you thought the employer would appreciate your honesty, or maybe you just have no boundaries. Whatever the reason, you can be ...
19 Feb 2010
Psychometric what?
Psychometric testing refers to an assessment process intended to assist an employer's strategic talent acquisition plan by aligning the organisation's...
17 Feb 2010
Ten job hunting blunders to avoid
Recruiters have advised job hunters not to sabotage their employment chances through common job hunting blunders. From the glaringly obvious blunder o...
12 Feb 2010
Q - I am a senior associate. Should I stay or move on from my current firm?
A - When you are a senior associate at a law firm it is a real watershed moment in your career. At this point you should know what being a partner at ...
11 Feb 2010
A lawyer's journey across the professions
Ilana Atlas was once a managing partner of Mallesons Stephen Jaques, but as she tells Sarah O'Carroll, it was a role in HR at one of Australia's large...
29 Jan 2010
It's a new year and I'm looking for a new role, how do I best sell myself?
Jayne Annett , senior consultant at Hughes-Castell shares her advice for selling yourself to a new employer It is not unusual to be considering your o...
16 Dec 2009
Five tips to get to the top
With many lawyers' fingers crossed that there will be an upturn in the recruitment market in 2010, here's our top five tips to ensure you have the bes...
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