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14 May 2009
Q How do I stay motivated in a slower market?
A: For many lawyers at present the work has eased off or is at least patchy. Here are some tips to retain focus.Stop talking about it: For the past fe...
14 May 2009
How to stand out in a sea of CVs
It is a competitive market, with employers often receiving hundreds of CVs, and in these tough times it is important yours stands out from the others ...
7 May 2009
Q I'm an experienced lawyer and keen to make a move from my current role. What do you recommend i
A In this market "flexibility of thinking" is the key. It is wise to consider all your options - including those with your current employer. If your p...
7 May 2009
Where have all the jobs gone?
It's hard to make a silk purse out of the pig's ear that is the GFC, but there are job opportunities out there for good lawyers, writes Matt Harris an...
30 Apr 2009
Employees still have demands
Quality candidates from busy practice areas still have options available so firms will continue to position themselves as "Employers of Choice" throug...
30 Apr 2009
How can I prepare for an interview that will include behavioural questions?
Many lawyers interview very well in a conversational style of interview, but get thrown as soon as the interviewer asks behavioural-based questions. Q...
23 Apr 2009
Q. What options do I have as a young lawyer?
Before late last year, many young lawyers were expecting to progress their career in private practice. With the changing economic conditions many peop...
23 Apr 2009
Perth market to boom again
With legal recruitment retracting around the world, Janina McMahon looks at how the in-house market in Perth - a fast-growing resources-rich State wit...
8 Apr 2009
Banking in despite the market freeze
The opportunity for lawyers in the banking market has contracted with the economic downturn, but recruitment for replacement or contract in-house role...
1 Apr 2009
Q. Entering an in-house recruitment process, how do I demonstrate I am the best candidate for the
A. In-house positions are competitive, particularly in a tighter market with fewer opportunities. It is important, therefore, that you put yourself in...
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