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27th Oct 2022

October 2022 Newsletter

Read Dovetail's newest newsletter below.

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In-House Legal Job Market Update
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Work/Life Boundaries

7 practical tips for part-time in-house lawyers to establish healthy work/life boundaries.

Effectively managing work-life boundaries can not only reduce work-life conflicts but can also enhance mental and physical health. In an increasingly boundaryless world, with work and nonwork roles overlapping it’s important to find ways to create healthy and sustainable boundaries. This is particularly so for part-time lawyers.

Click here to read about Dovetail’s practical tips on setting clear boundaries at work.


CV Headings – Do’s and Dont’s

Improve your first impression

Your CV heading is a crucial component of your CV. Like meeting someone for the first time and shaking their hand, judgements and assumptions are quickly made and can be difficult to change.

Click here to read some suggested tips to make sure you make the most of your opening lines and your first impression.


Current Opportunities

A sample of the live opportunities that Dovetail is currently recruiting for:

  • Legal Counsel – Sydney: The perfect chance to gain experience within the fast-growing renewables and clean energy industry within a fixed-term maternity cover project finance role to commence in December 2022.
  • Legal Counsel – Sydney: A permanent opportunity for a Senior Legal Counsel with 6-10 years legal experience to join a leading manufacturer and distributor in a diverse commercial role.
  • Senior Legal Counsel – Property/Commercial – Sydney: A leading and successful Australian telecommunications company is looking to add an experienced property/commercial lawyer to their in-house team.
  • Senior Legal Counsel – Technology and Commercial – Sydney: A rare opportunity for an experienced Commercial Lawyer to join a collaborative, leading Sydney headquartered university and work on cutting edge legal issues.

Want to know more about these roles or others we have? Click here to view our job board and schedule a time to talk to find the right role for you.


Looking to add a lawyer to your team?

Click here to view a sample of some available lawyers.


A Few Articles Worth Reading

Job Mobility in Australia during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Reserve Bank of Australia

The Reserve Bank of Australia investigates the disruptions to Job Mobility by the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite a fall at the height of the pandemic, job mobility has grown higher than pre-pandemic levels in the post-COVID era.

What Employees and Employers are seeking from the Job Market

Paychex conducted an interesting survey of the red and green flags that employees and employers see when going through the job application process. “Applicants are still trying to appeal to employers, but now companies must also work harder to entice applicants”.

Where do you work when working from home?

A US poll by Statista had some interesting the result of where we choose to work from when we are working from home: 21% closet; 38% couch; outdoors 24%! 


Upcoming Events

Catch the Dovetail Team at these upcoming events:


Fun Facts of the Month

  • Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur.
  • Almonds are a member of the peach family. And if Almonds can be milk, you can be anything!
  • Kangaroos cannot walk backwards.

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