How to stand out and get your legal resume noticed

By Stacey Back • July 31st, 2017

Having reviewed many legal CV’s throughout my career, I’ve come to understand what legal employers look for when deciding to interview. The truth is, your resume can make or break your chances of scoring that job interview, regardless of your experience. Want to get your resume noticed and improve your chances of success? Here’s how…

New Financial Year Legal market update – July 2017

By Stacey Back • July 17th, 2017

It’s hard to believe another financial year is underway. 2017 is quickly flashing before our eyes! In this post, I present my latest insights on the Perth legal market, including key market changes, latest recruitment trends and areas of demand for the year ahead. I hope you enjoy my latest quarterly legal market update. 

Imagine never dreading Monday mornings again. Here’s how…

By Stacey Back • July 3rd, 2017

Whether you’re feeling a little dissatisfied in your current role, or have that feeling of dread about going back to work on Monday, before you move jobs (or even start looking, for that matter) its crucial you take the time to consider why you’re unhappy and what you want from your next role. 

Has the bubble finally burst in Western Australia?

By Stacey Back • February 28th, 2015

Has the bubble finally burst in Western Australia?  I was recently asked this question by a candidate, who had just returned to Perth after living interstate.  This individual had experienced a similar line of questioning about their home state, from colleagues who had heard endless reports on the poor conditions of our local economy.

How to be strategic and capitalise on current market trends

By Stacey Back • February 10th, 2015

In this month’s post, we discuss the latest recruitment trends, practice areas in demand and specific opportunities available to legal employers and candidates. How can you can capitalise on the current market to secure the best legal talent for your business, or make the right career move?

Legal Market Update – January 2015

By Stacey Back • January 27th, 2015

Happy New Year! We hope you had a restful Christmas and January break and have come back refreshed and ready to kick off the 2015 business year! In the first of our series of posts on the Perth legal jobs market, we examine current market conditions and key recruitment trends for the new calendar year…

2014 in review – reflecting on the year gone by…

By Stacey Back • December 22nd, 2014

Thank you to all my wonderful clients and candidates for their support in my first year of business! I wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a happy and prosperous New Year. As 2014 draws to a close, I reflect on some of the key trends for the Perth legal jobs market this year. 

How can I secure the best talent in the current market?

By Stacey Back • November 11th, 2014

In a recent post I outlined current market conditions and the fact that we are beginning to see some skills shortages in specialist areas, with competition for top candidates starting to pick up. Read our top tips below to ensure you secure the best legal talent for your business.