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1 Apr 2009
Employee's health can be affected by crisis
Redundancy fears and business stress have increased the prospect of mental illness and depression in the workplace, posing potential legal challenges ...
1 Apr 2009
Public role for in-house lawyers
The global financial crisis is generating an extreme level of uncertainty among Australian employers, evaporating the confidence that was evident in t...
31 Mar 2009
Q: As a young lawyer how can I improve my working relationship with my gen x managers?
A: Generation X has long sought to understand young staff in order to get the best out of new recruits. With a changed market, smart Generation Ys are...
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Senior Associate – Construction (5+ yrs)
Category: Construction Law | Location: All Sydney NSW
· Boutique commercial and technology practice in the Sydney CBD
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Estates/Litigation Lawyer *Exclusively Listed with Legal People*
Category: Litigation and Dispute Resolution | Location: Melbourne CBD & Inner Suburbs Melbourne VIC
· Great CBD location -lovely offices! · Well Established Practice, Quality Clients/Matters...
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Corporate Commercial Lawyer (4-6 years pae)
Category: Corporate and Commercial Law | Location: Melbourne CBD & Inner Suburbs Melbourne VIC
· Be Part of this Respected Global Firm's Corporate Advisory Team!
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Senior Associate Commercial Disputes Lawyer -Global Law Firm!
Category: Litigation and Dispute Resolution | Location: Melbourne CBD & Inner Suburbs Melbourne VIC
· Capitalise on Your Expertise...Prudent Career Move!
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Wills & Estates Lawyer/Associate -Rare Opportunity!
Category: Corporate and Commercial Law | Location: Melbourne CBD & Inner Suburbs Melbourne VIC
· Supportive & Collegiate Practice... · Be a key player within this prestigious law firm...
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31 Mar 2009
Negotiating pay in the current climate
While the current financial crisis may present some roadblocks when it comes to bargaining for a pay increase, planning your approach may be the key, ...
15 Dec 2008
Rebuilding after redundancies
Redundancies are commonplace in many organisa tions in times of economic hardship. While this is a fact of life for the survival of some organisations...
14 Nov 2008
Slow market keeps local lawyers at home
Australian lawyers looking to expand their experience overseas are finding that opportunities in international legal markets are disappearing as the w...
30 Oct 2008
Keeping a finger on the pulse
These statistics paint a stark picture. A study in late 2006 found that Australian employees used an average 6.25 days of sick leave each year - up fr...
12 Sep 2008
Employers in the firing line over unfair dismissals
Senior executives will no longer take employment dismissals lying down. As Zoe Lyon discovers, employers are on notice as courts find new avenues for ...
4 Jul 2008
The pull of the public sector
Can the public sector really compete for top legal talent? Zoe Lyon speaks to three lawyers who traded in coveted positions at top private practice la...
1 May 2008
Rethinking talent management in an economic downturn
Given the centrality of talent to organisational success, it is difficult to imagine a more pressing business imperative. Yet, short-termism deflects ...
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