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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...
11 Dec 2009
Which jurisdiction will be the next hotspot for legal recruitment?
As 2009 draws to a close Australian lawyers are wondering what next year holds and whether there will be opportunities to work overseas. Markets such ...
11 Dec 2009
Getting the best out of your recruiter
Recruiters will provide the guidance needed for travelling into a new job. But how can you ensure you're getting the most out of the service? Ruth Sal...
2 Dec 2009
Retention strategies: getting more control over staff turnover
Lawyers who found little opportunity to change jobs in 2009, may just have a change of luck in 2010. Dr John Sullivan compiles a list of retention str...
2 Dec 2009
New beginning for legal recruitment
It seems that most firms have now seen the worst of the global financial crisis, writes Jacqui Ashley, so where does that leave recruitment?The June/J...
2 Dec 2009
What questions should I ask in an interview?
So, you've managed to score an interview, have had a think about what questions will be asked of you - but what questions should you ask the firm duri...
27 Nov 2009
Ten tips for effective professional networking
Professional networking can be an important element of your day-to-day work, not only when you are looking for a new job, but a skill that should be u...
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