Flat Shoes and Tattoos

Written by Alison Dart – National General Manager What do you do when you have secured an interview for a professional services firm but you never wear heels and even more perplexing what do you do with your visible cool university tattoo Do you pretend to be some else or should you be open about…

The Cover Letter – Your Greatest Selling Tool

Written by Jo Williams: Corporate Support Consultant – empire group   In this highly competitive candidate market a well-written cover letter can be your greatest tool in getting noticed. Applying for jobs can sometimes seem like an arduous and administrative heavy process, but spending the extra time on a cover letter shows potential employers and…

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…

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…