Private Practice v In-House: Is the grass greener?

Written by Marianna Tuccia – Principal Consultant, Legal Professional & Nicholas Brown – Legal Recruitment Resourcer l Sydney, NSW Are you thinking of making the move in-house? The allure of no time sheets and the promise of a better work/life balance is enough for a lot of lawyers to make the move in-house. However, before…

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7 Top reasons why candidates move on from their current position

Written by Kara Plummer – Legal Professional Consultant 2017 remains a candidate short market for law firms in the Australian market. The market is a competitive one and it’s likely that candidates may be interviewing for more than one role. You need to do what you can to secure good candidates. A crucial first step…

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What to do when it’s time to look for a new job? These 5 steps can make a big difference to the outcomes

Written by Erin Horan – Legal Support Consultant (Temp) 1. Perfect your CV Your CV is your first impression so make it count. Keep it short – 2 pages is enough. The reality of today’s job market is recruiters and HR can receive up to 100 applications for 1 position, so most don’t have time…

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If only the key to commitment and motivation was as simple as a team step challenge…

Written by Alison Dart – National General Manager This year, we embarked on a national team step challenge at Empire. We split into groups and set out to conquer 10,000 steps each per day. It was amazing to see some individuals reach far more than this figure, but it’s what I learnt about myself and…

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#WORDSATWORK

#WORDSATWORK The Diversity Council of Australia has launched a new campaign to encourage more inclusive language in the workplace.  There is a new campaign, #WordsAtWork which is going viral for all the wrong reasons, and as usual, the focus in discussions about this very important subject have been hijacked because of one thing uttered by…

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