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Tips for Job Seeking Introverts

Posted on Oct 15, 2021

Looking for a new job can be a hassle. First, you’ve got to find the time to apply for jobs and later there’s the stress of interviewing. For even the most confident of extroverts, an interview can be quite intimidating. However, if you’re an introvert for whom selling yourself doesn’t come naturally, going on a […]

Is the Legal Profession Immune to ‘The Great Resignation’?

Posted on Oct 14, 2021

There are a multitude of reasons why employees choose to leave their jobs, some of which are very specific to the individual. Occasionally, a paradigm shift might influence a large number of people to take action and quit their jobs around the same time. COVID-19 has brought this about in the United States and other […]

The Pros and Cons of Leveraging Personal Contacts to Get a Job

Posted on Oct 13, 2021

We’ve all heard the expressions “never mix business with pleasure” and “don’t go into business with friends”. But what about leveraging friendships to get a new job? This is a tricky one and it depends on the situation. Let’s look at some of the common positives and negatives. Pros 1. If you’re genuinely a good […]

Have the boundaries between our work and home life become too blurred?

Posted on Oct 11, 2021

The majority of people who have experienced a shift to more flexible work arrangements as a result of the pandemic want to continue to enjoy this flexibility. But what are the ramifications of this blurring of boundaries between our work and home life?  It has been good news for us and our economy that we’re […]

How to Resign

Posted on Oct 7, 2021

Even though we all have to do it at some point, resigning can be stressful. It’s an awkward conversation to have with your boss and you can never be sure how they’re going to react. The best way to help alleviate the stress of resigning is to be well informed on the process. Here are […]

Four Reasons to Quit While You’re on Top of Your Game

Posted on Oct 6, 2021

The best time to quit is always going to be subjective. Most people wait until their work situation has stalled or their trajectory has plateaued. Perhaps you’re quitting because you’re unhappy with your boss, the lack of career progression or the company culture. Alternatively, you may be compelled to find another job because you’re not […]

Is it Better to Look for Work Before or After Christmas?

Posted on Oct 5, 2021

We recently ran a poll asking this question. The results were interesting – 63% of respondents said that before Christmas is a better time to look for work, while 37% suggested after. We’re with the majority of our poll participants on this one.  Of course, the ideal time to look for work depends on the […]

When Should You Return to Work after Maternity Leave?

Posted on Oct 1, 2021

Choosing the best time to return to work after the arrival of your baby is a question that can cause stress for many women. Some women feel uncertain about what their entitlements are or pressured to return to work sooner than they would like. Others may want to return to work sooner than the length […]

The Hidden Cost of a High Salary

Posted on Sep 30, 2021

Many times when placing candidates, we encounter people who are fixated on the salary they feel that they deserve. This can be a good thing – it’s important not to undersell yourself. Knowing your worth and not settling for less can help significantly in your career progression. However, it’s equally imperative to be prepared to […]

Will there be mass post-pandemic resignations in Australia?

Posted on Sep 29, 2021

Our advice for businesses wanting to retain and hire valuable employees at this time The pandemic has changed our lives forever and many of us have re-evaluated our careers as a result. We’re experiencing a once-in-a-lifetime chance to rethink and restructure how work is done. Once we move into a post-pandemic world, many things are […]