Contact Us
Suite B
    3 Best Avenue, Mosman NSW 2088

    P: 1300 002 572
      E: hello@alra.com.au

Are your salary expectations in line with the market?

Posted on May 13, 2022

We’re currently seeing salary increases across the private and public sector. Industries such as hospitality and law have experienced some of the most significant wage growth. Many employees who are aware of the skills shortages and the hot employment market (which favours candidates) are naturally looking to increase their wages. However, we’re also seeing that […]

Australian Lawyers and the ‘Great Realignment’

Posted on May 10, 2022

There are many industries where employees have been reconsidering their careers over the past two years. The pandemic gave a lot of us time to reflect on our lives and what we value. The resulting ‘Great Resignation’ has seen millions of people across the world decide to quit their industry and/or change jobs. However, that’s […]

Nail your job interview with two important lists

Posted on Apr 28, 2022

Far too many people go into job interviews underprepared and for the person hiring, it shows. You wouldn’t try and win a running race without practicing before, so if you want to win the job you’ve applied for, it’s important to prepare. There is always room to improve your interview skills and if you’re ready […]

The Top 10 Fastest Growing Industries (and the opportunities presented).

Posted on Mar 22, 2022

Good news – unemployment in Australia is currently at a thirteen-year low of 4% and it is projected to drop even lower. According to this article in The Guardian, “the economy added a net 77,400 jobs last month, with full-time work rising by more than 4,000 a day, or 121,900 for February.”  There are evidently many employment […]

NSW & QLD Floods: A list of where & how you can help.

Posted on Mar 3, 2022

We’ve all watched the news of the floods in QLD & NSW evolve with a sense of horror and sadness over the last few days and like so many other Australians out there who haven’t been directly impacted, want to know what we can do to help those who have. 10’s of thousands of people […]

How Company Culture is Being Reinvented

Posted on Feb 28, 2022

There are many causes to be concerned about in these extraordinary times. However, it’s good to keep in mind that there are some things that are changing for the better. One such change is the reinvention of company culture. Now more than ever, companies are expected to provide their employees with flexibility, as well as […]

How to manage employees that want to travel overseas (and may not return)

Posted on Feb 24, 2022

After two years of border closures due to the pandemic, Australia has now removed the requirement for fully vaccinated people to have exemptions to travel to or from Australia. While the size of the influx of overseas visitors into Australia remains to be seen (as the borders only opened two days ago), the restrictions around […]

Are workers ready and willing to return to the office?

Posted on Feb 21, 2022

There is a lot of uncertainty around the post-pandemic future of office spaces. As COVID-19 restrictions start to ease around Australia, more and more workers will be returning to the office. However, it’s unclear to what extent they are willing to return. Late last year the Property Council of Australia’s statistics indicated that occupancy in […]

Six words and phrases you should avoid saying in interviews

Posted on Feb 10, 2022

1. I don’t know… If the interviewer asks you about your motivations for wanting the job and you don’t have any clarity on why it is you’re going for it, it’s not going to go well for you. Be sure to have done some research on the role and company beforehand. It’s in your best […]

Implications of the Australian border re-opening

Posted on Feb 8, 2022

Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced yesterday that as of February 21, overseas visitors will be welcomed back to Australia so long as they are fully vaccinated. This will be the first time since 2020 that our borders have been open without significant restrictions and quarantine requirements. Aside from a few exempt countries, the current situation is […]