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Golden Gavel 2017

28 August 2017

Had a great night on Friday supporting the speakers at the Queensland Young Lawyers Golden Gavel 2017. It can’t be an easy task standing up in front of ~150 of your peers and delivering a humorous pitch on some pretty quirky topics. But a big congratulations to the winner on the night, Elly Phelan! Well…

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One for property lawyers…

10 August 2017

Time stands still for no one.  And right at this moment, that’s certainly the case for Brisbane property lawyers too! Legal recruitment, surprisingly, can be used as a reliable and accurate barometer for assessing broader market sentiment and conditions. Judging by the number of property related opportunities we are working on at the moment, and applying…

Are you “unconsciously biased”…?

8 August 2017

This morning Pete and I were invited to a round-table discussion hosted by Seek where the topic focused largely on “unconscious bias” within recruitment. I look at CVs for a living and I’ll be the first to admit that I have certain biases when it comes to reviewing a lot of these. While my bias…

Salary Review Negotiation

21 April 2017

Around the middle of the year we get a lot of enquiries from lawyers about what salary they should be on and generally seeking tips on how to negotiate it. Preparation is critical and it shouldn’t be done simply the night before. In preparing for your review we have highlighted some of the key points…

Legal Careers

Qld Young Lawyers – Career Seminar

5 April 2017

Well, it’s come around again rather quickly, but our annual Peppercorn Recruitment Career Seminar, in conjunction with the Queensland Young Lawyers and College of Law, is being hosted on Thursday 20 April 2017. Our two Partners, Peter and Ross, will share their career tips and advice for those in the legal profession. Topics will be…

Preparing your CV

7 March 2017

Put simply, your CV is who you are in three or four pages. It tells someone who hasn’t met you or spoken to you who you are. Needless to say, it’s critical to get it right! A CV is also the first piece of drafting a prospective employer will see from you and is your…

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