Old dog, new tricks! Is age a barrier to career success?

This year the semi finals of the Australian open have seen three veterans of the tennis world beat their younger rivals and be in contention for winning a grand slam, one of the worlds grandest sporting titles. Age it appears is not always the barrier to success that many of us believe it is and [...]

By | January 30th, 2017|Career|Comments Off on Old dog, new tricks! Is age a barrier to career success?

Up and Coming Career Trends for 2017

2017 not only brings us a new year and as with most, brings a lot of change. “New year, new me”, “New Year’s resolutions” and re-inventing oneself, are all often discussed when January rolls by again. Among the many changes which can be made, people will often lean towards a career change in addition to [...]

By | January 29th, 2017|Business|Comments Off on Up and Coming Career Trends for 2017

2017 Has Started Where 2016 Left Off

Strap yourself in and hold on! 2017 has taken off like a rocket! I have been recruiting temporary and contract legal support roles in the Sydney market since 2011 and I would have to say, January 2017, has been the busiest January I have seen during my time in the Sydney market. Usually, January is [...]

By | January 25th, 2017|Business|Comments Off on 2017 Has Started Where 2016 Left Off

Why Would you Have Hobbies Listed on Your Resume?

At the turn of any new year, you can become a little reflective. I realised that with 2017 arriving, it signifies 40 years since Elvis died, 40 years since I watched the first Star Wars’ movie and 40 years since I went to my first World Series’ cricket match…and it’s 40 years since I joined [...]

By | January 23rd, 2017|Career|Comments Off on Why Would you Have Hobbies Listed on Your Resume?

From interviewee to interviewer

You’re not taught how to interview in high school, so here are some of my tips and tricks to nailing your first interview. What to wear: Clothes: Stick to something simple, tailored and corporate. This may or may not mean a tie for the men or suits for the women, but do your research and [...]

By | January 22nd, 2017|Job Hunting|Comments Off on From interviewee to interviewer

3 Reasons You Should Quit the Job You Hate

As millennials (I’m not afraid to say that word), you’ll often hear from us that we are aiming to find a career that we are ‘passionate’ about. A career that gives us a sense of purpose, makes us actually want to get out of bed in the morning and one that makes Monday not seem [...]

By | January 18th, 2017|Career|Comments Off on 3 Reasons You Should Quit the Job You Hate

I Don’t Have That Type of Experience, But I’m a Quick Learner

A lot of us have thought this when we are looking for a new job. How hard can it be to learn on the job? In my specialistion of temporary legal support recruitment, experience and the type of experience is everything. My job is to source qualified, skilled and experienced legal talent, fast. In the [...]

By | January 16th, 2017|Career|Comments Off on I Don’t Have That Type of Experience, But I’m a Quick Learner

Why Having a 10 Second Voicemail Could Damage Your Career

Do you know what your voicemail message is on your mobile phone? If you haven’t checked or are unaware, I suggest you call ‘yourself’ as there is a very good chance that you’ve ‘fallen victim’ to the notorious standard message, “The number you called is not available, please leave a quick 10 second message and [...]

By | January 15th, 2017|Career|Comments Off on Why Having a 10 Second Voicemail Could Damage Your Career