How junior lawyers can progress their careers in 2017

In a highly competitive job market, junior lawyers willing to refine their technical skills and personal attributes will have a better chance of being shortlisted according to the recent report ‘How to get a job in 2017’ by Hays. Nick Deligiannis, Managing Director of Hays in Australia and New Zealand, notes that while 2017 may see new positions up for grabs, the focus for prospective employers will be on ‘securing the most useful person’ through a much more discerning recruitment processes.
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Tips to help engineers communicate like leaders

You may have the technical skills under your belt, but that doesn’t mean you’re ready to step into a leadership position just yet. To be a good leader – meaning the kind of leader your team wants to listen to and be led by – you’ll need to develop strong communication skills.

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Regional nursing: what and where are the opportunities?

A perennial health workforce issue, Australia’s supply and demand puzzle is a complex one to solve, particularly with respect to nurses. While Health Workforce Australia’s latest report points to a shortage of 85,000 nurses within less than two decades, many of today’s qualified nurses – particularly recent graduates – say it’s difficult to find work.
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Generational shift in corporate law departments

Millennials will reshape the future of corporate in-house practice and potentially the overall practice of law according to a recent survey by Thomson Reuters. If you were born after 1983, you are in the millennial generation (also known as ‘Gen Y’, ‘Gen Me’ and ‘Echo Boomers’). There are a number of key traits that set millennials apart from their predecessors ‘Gen X’ and baby boomers.

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High-paying non-physician healthcare jobs

Although physician jobs usually garner the most attention, they certainly aren’t the only enticing or viable options in terms of salary for people interested in the healthcare sector. If you want to pursue a career in health, but being a doctor doesn’t tickle your fancy, one of these 10 rewarding and lucrative options might suit you better.

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