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Update on legal employment market – Covid and beyond

Jason Elias of Elias Recruitment gives a behind the scenes look at the legal employment market, May 2020. www.eliasrecruitment.com legal recruitment specialists.

No surprise that law job ads have plummeted

Update from seek.com.au The latest numbers show just how much coronavirus has impacted the labour market. Since the beginning of March, national job ads (all sectors) have declined by: 12.6%…

Money doesn’t motivate: 3 psychology-backed reasons that prove it

By Trevor Glass. Do you believe the more your employees are paid, the more motivated they will be? This has been the accepted notion for ages. Now, however, with more…

Negotiating your salary in a declining job market

Since May 2019, the number of Solicitor positions advertised on the internet* has declined each month. For each of those months the decline has been getting bigger as a percentage…

Prominent Lawyer and activist – Stewart Levitt – releases poetry book with his take on politics, religion and life

Stewart Levitt, best known for his work as a lawyer successfully fighting public causes against banks and governments for the underdog, whether Indigenous outliers or down-at-the heel farmers, has released…

Decline in demand for employee solicitors

According to the measure of job ads advertised on the internet, the demand for employee solicitors has declined by 17% in one year. This wipes out almost entirely the positive…

Top 10 facts you need to know about biglaw and in-house employment trends

This is Legal Practice Intelligence's analysis of the highly regarded Mahlab Reports, 2019 Edition: Law Firms 1) Major law firms are becoming comprised of high-perfoming and low-performing (revenue and profit)…

Supply and Demand for Lawyers: Gloom and Boom

There are few things more steady and predictable than the ever-increasing number of practising lawyers. Using NSW as an example, the increase was 4% between 2015 and 2016. Since then…

The Dark Side of Law Firm Partner Appointments

AFR has published its June/July annual partnership survey. The survey lists the largest and best known law firms in Australia. Our analysis of the statistics published in the survey confirms…

Starting in a new firm is like arriving in a new country

[Image: Greg Weiss with his new book, So You Got The Job!] A new job in a new firm can be like arriving in a new country. There is new language…