Commitment to Excellence
recruiters have an unparalleled passion for matching applicants
with the position that provides for the best use of their
skills and expertise. We develop long-term relationships
our clients to understand their internal culture and hiring
needs. Our recruitment specialists have extensive experience
in identifying, evaluating and introducing qualified applicants
to each position. We provide placement services for legal
secretaries, law clerks, office clerks and administrative
use leading-edge recruiting software that enhances our candidate
selection process and improves our response time in getting
the right candidates to you. We can email resumes, set appointments
for interviews and send reference check information all through
the Internet but we also take the time to talk to you
on the phone. Technology enables us, but it does not replace
good old fashioned communication! This breakthrough technology
lets us track the activity on your job order and share information
amongst our recruiters so that you always get up-to-date information
when you call.
Time Entry System
Time Entry System is an example of our technology leadership.
Our clients can approve time for temporary employees on line!
It is easy to use and there will be no more Friday morning
line-ups at your doorway waiting for you to approve a paper
timesheet. Best of all, if you have to leave the office early
you can still approve the timesheets over the Internet from
home. For more information on this service, please speak to
our Manager of Temporary Services.
& Staffing Options
Legal provides full service for our clients. They include
Direct Hire, Temporary, and Temporary to Direct Hire placements.
Hire Placements are
our specialty. This option is available to clients who prefer
to hire our candidate immediately and receive a 3 month Service Warranty. As our client, you pay an agreed upon
one time fee and add the candidate directly to your payroll.
Assignments can vary from a minimum of 4 hours to a few days, weeks
or months. Clients can source employees with a wide range
of skills. We provide administrative, clerical, specific
legal, human resource and management positions. Clients
pay a single all-inclusive hourly rate and we take care
of all standard employer responsibilities. Consider Kent
Legal for you short term staffing needs, including:
Litigation Support Staffing
or Long-Term Needs
to Direct Hire Placements. Our clients
can convert temporary employees currently on assignment
to core positions at your
firm following a waiting period, or in accordance with
a quoted fee schedule. Selecting this service option
the opportunity for you to assess employee performance
and suitability to the position and your organization
to making a hiring commitment. This service will benefit
you and the temporary employee who is seeking long-term
employment. As with temporary placements, candidates are
interviewed, screened and tested;
your desire for a direct position with your company or
firm is additionally qualified prior to beginning
Fee and Service Warranty
In the rare event that a candidate placed by Kent Legal does not fit your needs, we offer a time limited warranty for all direct hire placements completed by our consultants. Our warranty enables our clients to replace the original direct hire with a new candidate should the original candidate not meet our client’s expectations during the first three (3) months of employment, provided that the fee for the original placement has been paid within twenty (20) days of the invoice date (start date). The 3 month warranty period is effective from the candidates scheduled start date. For example, a candidate scheduled to start on September 1 has a service warranty period that lasts until December 1.
Kent Legal’s service warranty will provide a candidate replacement on the same basis as the original placement. Finding the right candidate is our top priority. We commit the same effort to replacing a candidate as we do to the original placement. If we are unable to find a suitable replacement, our client is provided with a credit note for the full value of the original placement which can be used towards the next direct hire placement.
Our warranty expires after 3 months. There is no warranty for the replacement candidate, only the original placement.
Legal uses a revolutionary new testing system that evaluates
a candidate to ensure that they have all the skills needed
for a job through a fast, efficient and accurate assessment.
In a fraction of the time used with traditional testing,
we can determine if a candidate has the knowledge, skills
and abilities to handle a job. Our state-of-the-art testing
is also available over the Internet so applicants can complete
their skills testing without having to come into our office
which is particularly useful and convenient.
skill testing software provides powerful, customizable,
performance-based testing, and knowledge-based tests on
legal, clerical, professional and technology skills. We
also can administer personality profiling tests at your
standard testing consists of Microsoft Office suite of products,
including all versions of Access, Windows, and Outlook.
We also test legal candidates on legal vocabulary, legal
spelling, legal audio transcription, and legal typing. This
is a standard service to you.
Skills Testing: Our testing facilities are available for law firms and
corporations who do not currently have in-house testing
facilities. We offer any six tests (excluding personality
profiling tests), for $350.00 per candidate. These tests
can be administered easily by the candidate attending
Kent Legal offices or over the Internet.
Profiling Testing: Skills testing only tells you part of the story. Can the
job candidates work well with others or work well without
supervision? Are they reliable? Our behavioural assessments
provide fast, effective analysis of individual attitudes
and aptitudes. These tests have been optimized to provide
the information you need on specific job attributes, with
a minimum amount of time. We will administer three behavioural
assessments at your request for a fee of $350.00 per candidate.
•Bilingual Testing: Our National clients require bilingual staff and we can assess their bilingual skills.
At Kent Legal we can accommodate flexible and customized bilingual assessments.
Here are some of the assessments we can provide you with:
Casual written or/and oral French
Formal written or/and oral French
Business written or/and oral French
Technical written or/and oral French
Each assessment is made on the phone and via email by seasoned bilingual individual through a highly respected testing facility.
We can provide you with a written report or/and a simple grading.
| REFERENCE CHECKING
applicant provides us with at least two professional references.
We ask each reference to rank the applicants acceptance
of criticism, attention to detail, communication skills,
computer productivity, client contact skills, initiative,
knowledge of job content, need for supervision, organizational
skills, willingness to work overtime, productivity, and
sense of urgency. We also question the applicants
interaction with colleagues, attendance and punctuality
and performance under pressure.
results are summarized on a reference form and emailed or
faxed to you for review. Concurrently, we also discuss the
reference with you over the phone.