There was a time when law firms tended to choose their leadership team from among their own ranks. That’s no longer the case.
You spend a lot of time thinking about what’s best for your students – but how much time do you spend thinking about what’s best for you? Thinking about your own wellbeing is not only important for your productivity and effectiveness, but it also enables you to focus on your teaching practice and improve outcomes for your students.
One of the main challenges facing law graduates and junior lawyers in the current employment market is to land a job in their preferred area of practice. Competition for jobs in the legal industry is fierce. Jobs are scarce and securing an interview can take months. Only those graduates who have worked hard to stand above the rest through a combination of excellence in academic performance and industry-related experience will enjoy the luxury of carving their own career path.
Master of Healthcare Leadership course coordinator, Dr Louise Horstmanshof, shares her thoughts on what it takes to be a well-prepared online student and to achieve academic success throughout your student journey.
As a relatively small city in the Darling Downs region of Queensland, you might not expect Toowoomba to be a bustling metropolis of business innovation. However, Toowoomba actually boasts one of the most diverse – and robust – economies in Queensland. And recent large-scale engineering projects mean that Toowoomba could be set to play an integral role in boosting Australia’s technology sector.
You’ve landed the promotion – congratulations! So why do you suddenly feel so anxious about how your former teammates are going to deal with you as their leader?
Though we try our best to avoid conflict, sometimes it feels inevitable – especially in the world of project management. Thankfully, there are practical ways to avoid common clashes that can occur during projects. The perfect place to start is by tackling one of the greatest sources of conflict: resource management.
With the rise of the digital workplace and workforce, advanced cybersecurity is in an ever-increasing need for Australian businesses. Data security is becoming a key concern for CIOs and businesses across Australia. The IT sector is looking for professionals who have the skills to manage and eliminate cybersecurity threats for their businesses.
Completing a Masters degree without dropping the ball at work or at home has never been more achievable – thanks to great online options. It’s still going to be a challenge though, so here are five study tips that will help get you through every study session and ensure your student experience is a successful one.
Traditionally, lawyers have sat outside the core operations of a business, far removed from the everyday processes and nuances that feed into legal issues that businesses have to deal with. It has never been expected for lawyers to live side-by-side other business departments, however – in a highly competitive market – the benefits associated with closer collaboration are becoming plainly obvious to businesses looking to gain a competitive advantage.