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  • First Dates are like Job Interviews with Cocktails

    10 months ago by Laura Barratt

    “First dates are like job interviews with cocktails”Have you ever thought about the similarities between a job search and dating?  I’m certainly not the first to draw that conclusion.  I recall an episode of Sex and the City where Carrie states that “First dates are like job interviews with cocktails”.  This perhaps explains why myself and other recruiters I know have always...

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  • Happiness is an Inside Job

    11 months ago by Alessyn Hecht

    Happiness is an inside job.It’s also the key to avoiding burnout. Have you ever noticed that when you are truly interested in something, you seem to have MORE than enough energy to get it done, no matter what else is going on in your life? This comes down to your mindset. The truth is (physical health conditions permitting) your mind will always give you enough energy to do ...

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  • Tips for attending a Video Interview

    over 1 year ago by Laura Barratt

    2020 was a year of many challenges, one of which was adapting to a new 'normal' of how we conduct our daily lives.  The corporate landscape has changed, with many employees working remotely and regularly attending Zoom and other video platform meetings.  We therefore have seen an increase in video interviews which is a new challenge for many job seekers.  Here are some tips ...

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  • Steps to apply for exemption to leave Australia

    about 2 years ago by Laura Barratt

    Australia currently has strict border measures in place to protect the health and wellbeing of its citizens due to the ongoing threat of Covid-19.  Most Australians will not have departed the country since early 2020.  However, if circumstances arise that require you to leave the country, you must apply for an exemption to leave Australia.  We have set out below a guide on h...

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  • Interview Tips

    about 2 years ago by Laura Barratt

    After hours and hours spent applying to jobs online, you finally get a response!  You're excited, elated... but then you realise now you have to interview.  If you're one who dreads the interview process, I can assure you that you're not alone.One of my favourite things about being a recruiter is working closely with my candidates to help prepare them to feel confident befor...

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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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  • How Can We Help You?

    over 2 years ago by Laura Barratt

    During these challenging times, Laura explores the question that has been on our minds:  How can we help you?We'll discuss the answer to this question in this and future videos, so stay tuned.Barratt Galvin is an Australian based legal recruitment business providing law firm resourcing solutions.  Collectively, our consultants have over twenty year’s experience placing legal...

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  • Barratt Galvin's Salary Survey 2020

    over 2 years ago by Laura Barratt

    Although we are working in a very different market at the moment compared to years gone by, we are still committed to preparing our annual Salary Report for Legal Support Staff. The report will be adapted this year due to the effects of Covid19. We are currently in the data collecting phase. If you have not been a part of this before and would like to receive your copy of th...

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  • Sydney Job: In-House Legal Counsel in Finance Company

    over 2 years ago by Laura Barratt

    We are assisting a technology driven Finance company who are seeking to add a Legal Counsel to your team.  View the video below to learn about this unique in-house role:Barratt Galvin is an Australian based legal recruitment business providing law firm resourcing solutions.  Collectively, our consultants have over twenty year’s experience placing legal professionals into law...

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  • London Job: Non-Contentious Construction Lawyer

    over 2 years ago by Laura Barratt

    An ideal position for an experienced Construction lawyer in London, or with plans to relocate to London in 2020.  For more information view our video below:Barratt Galvin is an Australian based legal recruitment business providing law firm resourcing solutions.  Collectively, our consultants have over twenty year’s experience placing legal professionals into law jobs locally...

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  • Sydney Jobs: General Liability Senior Associate and Associate

    over 2 years ago by Laura Barratt

    We're pleased to be representing a growing specialist Insurance firm in their search for General Liability lawyers.  Contact laura.galvin@barrattgalvin.com to discuss in more detail.Barratt Galvin is an Australian based legal recruitment business providing law firm resourcing solutions.  Collectively, our consultants have over twenty year’s experience placing legal professio...

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  • Sydney Job: Litigation Personal Assistant

    over 2 years ago by Laura Barratt

    Legal support professionals in Sydney, we're assisting a dynamic Partner with his search for an experienced PA.  For more information, see the video below:  

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  • What to Wear to your Interview

    over 4 years ago by Laura Barratt

    What to wear to your job interview is a crucial question that may leave you feeling confused and a little stressed. Whilst we are not suggesting that a person will be assessed purely on the clothes they wear, self-presentation is an important part of the assessment process during interview and during my career as a recruiter I have seen individuals get it wrong on many occas...

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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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  • How To Ace A Job Interview

    over 4 years ago by Laura Barratt

    Preparing for an interview? Director Laura Galvin has contributed her expertise to this article outlining some tips and tricks to set you up for success!   Before your interview, you should go over your CV and reflect on your past responsibilities and roles. This way, you won’t feel like you’re stumbling your words and forgetting things. Laura Galvin, the Director of Bar...

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  • Barratt Galvin’s 2016 – 2017 Salary & Job Satisfaction Report

    over 4 years ago by Laura Barratt

    We are delighted to share Barratt Galvin’s 2016-2017 Salary and Job Satisfaction Report for Sydney Legal Support:   BG Salary Report 2016-2017   Whether you are a hiring manager, a job seeker, planning an overseas job search, or just curious about the current market, we hope you find this report to be informative and valuable. ​ Enjoy! Laura & Aly

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  • Interviewing vs Dating: Are they really all that different?

    over 4 years ago by Laura Barratt

    Have you ever thought about the similarities between a job search and dating?  I’m certainly not the first to draw that conclusion.  I recall an episode of Sex and the City where Carrie states that “First dates are like job interviews with cocktails”.  This perhaps explains why myself and other recruiters I know have always said that dating just feels like work!!  Both invol...

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