Public Interest Law Careers Guide - Acting Team Manager, Elias Recruitment Testimonial (for RRR)

Acting team manager

Organisation: Elias Recruitment (for Remote, Rural and Regional)

Where did you start?

2 years ago

What are some of the challenges you have faced in your career?

The nature of my line of work is such that the branch (location) I work at constantly changes. Thus, building relationships with staff members can sometimes be a challenge.

How did you deal with these challenges?

Perseverance – building connections with staff is fundamental in ensuring that objectives are met – you just have to keep pushing on.

What advice do you have for Law students and lawyers wanting to pursue a career path focusing on positive social change?

Embrace people. Embrace the opportunities you are given and be compassionate.

What do you find most rewarding in your work?

New people, seeing them overcome their own challenges

Graduate phase not easy – seeing progress – providing tools

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