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  • Setting Up and Maintaining Your LinkedIn Profile

    over 2 years ago by Laura Barratt

    A strong LinkedIn profile can help you acheive a wider network and maintain your professional presence.  Often, in job searching, its not what you know, but who you know.   Today Laura shares 5 areas to be mindful of when updating and maintaining your LinkedIn profile.  Enjoy!Barratt Galvin is an Australian based legal recruitment business providing law firm resourcing solut...

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  • How to Prepare Your CV: 4 Quick Tips

    over 2 years ago by Laura Barratt

    In our 'How Can We Help You' video series, Laura is providing general recruitment advice for job-seekers and companies alike.  Job-seekers, this week's video is for you, as Laura shares 4 quick tips to keep in mind when preparing your CV.Enjoy!Barratt Galvin is an Australian based legal recruitment business providing law firm resourcing solutions.  Collectively, our consulta...

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  • Wonder Woman vs Stress

    over 4 years ago by Laura Barratt

    Don’t you hate the tight grip of stress around your whole entire being before you have to do a presentation in front of a group of peers? Or clear up conflict with a colleague? Or be incredible in that job interview that you so desperately want? We all do, and I’m about to explain how Wonder Woman can help you in any situation.Firstly, I am in a very fortunate position (fina...

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  • How to Stay Poised Under Pressure at Work

    over 4 years ago by Laura Barratt

      Staying cool, calm and collected under pressure at work is often in the top 3 spoken and unspoken desirable requirements for any position. This is particularly true if you are client facing and your role is really a defining part of the brand and professional services experience for clients.   Being poised means not going into survival mode when you feel you are u...

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  • Empowering Emails - We're Just Not Sorry

    over 4 years ago by Laura Barratt

    Last year, there was talk in the media about a new app released by Google called “Just Not Sorry”. The Gmail plugin warns you when you are using words that undermine your message. I am the first to put up my hand to say that I am definitely guilty of this and am keen to change a habit that was obviously formed many years ago. How does it work?Just Not Sorry works by providin...

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  • Meet Kate…

    over 4 years ago by Laura Barratt

    Introduction: Meet Kate is the first of a 4 part blog series written by the Barratt Galvin following Kate, Legal Secretary candidate and her journey towards a step up in her career. In this first blog in the series we’ll share who Kate is and her reasons looking for a new role. Keep an eye out for the next blog, ‘How Kate built a relationship with her recruiter’. *Note: Name...

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  • Back Yourself: Be brave, not perfect

    over 4 years ago by Laura Barratt

    I watched a brilliant Ted Talk recently, and if you’re not watching Ted Talks yet it’s time to get on board!  This particular one is entitled “Teach girls bravery, not perfection” and is presented by Reshma Sujani, the founder of Girls Who Code.  In this talk, she observes the differences of how we raise boys and how we raise girls, noting that boys are raised to be brave an...

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