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Talent attraction and retention in 2018: Supporting staff health and wellness is vital  

January 10, 2018

As business begins in earnest this week, many firms will be pondering how to attract and retain the best talent in 2018. What matters to employees? Research shows much support for firms to renew their focus on health and wellness, areas that also happen to be central to most new year’s resolutions.

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2017 | A Year In Review

December 23, 2017

 Oh what a year, what a ride it has been So much has happened in twenty-seventeen… NASA discovered new planets in search of space-life.   Prince Harry said, “Meghan, will you be my wife?” Markle said “Yes” and Australia did too. Though ours was to fight a big marriage issue.   Queensland took out yet […]

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2016 Review and 2017 Forecast

January 01, 2017

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, […]

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How to network yourself at a networking function

December 02, 2016

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 […]

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Australia’s First Female Chief Justice

December 01, 2016

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

September 05, 2016

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 […]

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Career Pauses + Parental Leave

April 07, 2016

  We live in a country that is constantly working towards greater equality and fairness in the workplace, and also in a time where flexibility is regarded as a priceless benefit offered by many great firms. But for all of our advancements, there is a battle currently being waged – men in the workplace don’t […]

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Understand the Fair Work Act and Discharge Your Obligations!

March 03, 2016

By Claudia Correa – Lead HR Specialist How confident do you feel that your business is compliant with Fair Work Australia legislation? The answer to this question has now become of critical importance to the health of your business as the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) continues to crack down on breaches of employee’s legal entitlements. […]

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Professional Etiquette + Branding

February 29, 2016

In-house legal teams pursued by law firms and when corporate brand and the employment experience collide.

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Career Moves: Factors Every Lawyer Should Consider Before Taking The In-house Plunge

February 22, 2016

Strong career moves are everything and despite the popularity and appeal of moving in-house, it is vital to properly consider how such a move can impact on both your short and long-term plans. In fact we find one of the most common discussions we have with lawyers is around making a move in-house. In many cases it’s not so much a question of whether they stay in private practice but more so whether one role is better than the next, or what the move might mean for their careers.

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