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Performance Reviews – What’s all the fuss about?

May 22, 2018

There’s been a lot of talk over the past 12 months about the effectiveness of performance reviews. Some organisations have radically overhauled their PDR systems, so much so that some of them could be even be accused of having thrown the ‘baby out with the bath water’.

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International Women’s Day 2018  | Advances for Women in the Legal Professional

March 07, 2018

Thursday March 8 is International Women’s Day, celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. This year’s theme #PressforProgress is a call to action to press forward on gender parity and draws on the current global momentum for women’s equality as shown by the #MeToo and #Timesup movements. Consistent with this theme, the following highlights some advances for women in the legal profession in Australia.

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Enhancing our Recruitment Capability

February 25, 2018

Alex Correa Executive is excited to announce that we’ve joined forces with NPAworldwide, an international network of specialist recruiters.   Established for more than 60 years, NPA worldwide brings together approximately 500 specialist recruitment firms and more than 2,000 partnered recruiters across Australia, New Zealand, Europe, Asia, African and the Americas.    Members work closely together and share resources to find the right people making placements seamless and effective.

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Working as a Lawyer in the Channel Islands

February 25, 2018

Some Background on The Channel Islands Located 85 miles south of mainland Britain and 15 miles east off the French coast, the Channel Islands is perfectly located to allow for weekend travel to London, Paris and beyond.  Placed on the OECD G20 white list for offshore jurisdictions in 2009, the Channel Islands are one of […]

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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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