Graduate Survival Guide

2016 Review and 2017 Forecast

The Legal Market in 2016 and Forecasts for 2017 On January 1st 2016 there weren’t many of us who thought that Donald Trump would win the US Election, Malcolm Turnbull would only cling onto power with a one-seat majority or that Britain would vote to leave the European Union. As 2016 draws to a close, […]

Ceanne’s Refreshing Xmas Drinks

Ceanne’s Refreshing Xmas Drinks   Cocktail: The Cool Green This year, Christmas is sure to be a scorcher and nothing beats the refreshing taste of cucumber combined with a gorgeous gin.  Although I have only recently discovered the flavour of elderflower, I can only imagine the complimentary flavour it will give this Cool Green Cocktail.  […]

Zach’s Xmas Sweet Tooth

Zach’s Xmas Sweet Tooth Classic Lemon Tart If you’re looking for a crowd-pleaser, you can’t beat a lemon based dessert. Everyone will be asking for a second slice of this delicious lemon tart. Courtesy of Ingredients: Lemon tart 1 1/4 cups plain flour 1/3 cup icing sugar 1/4 cup ground almonds 125g cold butter, […]

Alex’s mains promise to delight!

  Alex’s Main Courses Barramundi Baked in Banana Leaves This delicious Barramundi recipe is a tried and tested favourite in the Correa household. The banana leaves help provide a refreshing and exotic addition to the food table at any Christmas lunch.  Courtesy of SBS Foods Ingredients: 6 large banana leaves, or enough to wrap the […]

Jasmin’s Xmas Entree Picks

Jasmin’s Exciting Entrées Prawn & Mango Cocktail This quick and easy prawn and mango cocktail is the perfect entree for a lazy summer BBQ with friends.  The addition of mango in this recipe is a nice take on the classic prawn cocktail, making it a refreshing choice. Courtesy of Ingredients: 2/3 cup whole-egg mayonnaise […]

How to network yourself at a networking function

December is here, are you ready to blitz networking to wrap up the year?  Here are our top 10 tips to say farewell to the awkwardness that sometimes surrounds us during crucial networking functions: Prepare | Who will be at this function? Who would you like to meet? Dress to impress | When we look […]

Australia’s First Female Chief Justice

The team at Alex Correa Executive are thrilled to be able to congratulate Susan Kiefel on her appointment as Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia. A Queensland native, Susan Kiefel is an inspiration not only to female members of the legal profession, but for anyone in the legal industry who has not been […]


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Behavioural Interviews, increasingly common for Lawyers

What are behavioural interviews? Behavioural interviews are becoming increasingly common to recruit lawyers both in law firms and more so in the corporate sector (definitely keep that in mind when interviewing for in-house roles).   Based on the common assumption that past behaviour is a good predictor for future behaviour, this style of interview helps determine the […]