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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...
1 Apr 2009
Adversity opens overseas doors
The reality of the economic crisis can be sobering, writes Michael Bromley of EA International, but once redundancy processes are complete, overseas f...
1 Apr 2009
Diamonds make their mark in the rough
On first impressions the current employment market may not seem the easiest environment in which to advance. With a strategic approach, however, your ...
1 Apr 2009
Employee's health can be affected by crisis
Redundancy fears and business stress have increased the prospect of mental illness and depression in the workplace, posing potential legal challenges ...
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