4 Ways to Show Your Boss You’re Ready to Champion New Tasks

You know you do your job well. In fact, you do it so well it’s become a bit tedious. You’re ready for a new challenge – but how do you show your boss it’s time to give you more responsibility? Here are four ways to position yourself for new challenges: Engage your scholarly brain. Get… Read More »

How to Refine and Strengthen Your Legal Writing Skills

Writing is an important part of your job as a member of the legal support staff. To advance your career, dedicate some time to improving your writing skills, so you are seen as someone who can be relied on. This will help you earn the most intriguing and challenging projects and make you a go-to… Read More »

4 Things Nobody Tells You About Applying for a Legal Support Position

When you’re seeking a new legal support job, you may find there is plenty of available opportunity, but there is also a lot of competition for the best positions. Here, were discuss tips and advice you may not have heard that will help you stand out to hiring managers, book interviews and get job offers.… Read More »

What Should You Delegate to Your Recruiting Partner?

When you’re running a legal firm or department, you are often stretched in many different directions trying to get work done in a timely manner, meet court deadlines and keep up with the demands of clients, partners and employees. Partnering with a legal support recruiter can give you one less thing to worry about. Building… Read More »

Hone Your Creative Leadership Skills With These Three Tips

Creative leadership can help department heads and direct supervisors build communication, engagement and trust within their teams, but only when creativity is applied in practical, concrete ways. These three strategies can help leaders improve their ability to model creative leadership and provide the guidance their teams need. Focus on Personal Development Professional development is essential… Read More »

How Would Your Employees Rate Your Management Skills? See If You Pass the Test.

Many managers strive to improve their management and leadership skills, seeking out advice and education from other managers and professionals. One valuable, but often overlooked resource in the pursuit of improved management abilities is the perspective of those you manage or lead. If your employees were to rate you as a manager, how would you… Read More »

Social Networking in Toronto: A Guide for Legal Support Professionals

Building your professional network is essential to career success, but many legal support professionals don’t realize that a strong professional network can be built on the foundation of a strong overall social network. By combining both online and offline tools, legal support professionals can make connections, foster relationships, and gain the support and insight they… Read More »

5 Questions to Ask Yourself if You Can’t Stand Your Current Job

Is your current job pushing the limits of your tolerance? Has it already passed them? If your job, co-workers, supervisors or responsibilities are more nightmare than dream, it may be time to seek a job that aligns better with your lifestyle and long-term goals. Here are five questions that can help you find the right… Read More »

Want the Best Legal Support Job In Toronto? Work With the Best!

When you’re seeking a legal support job, chances are your dream position isn’t “whatever is available.” You want an organizational culture that supports your strengths, helps you improve your weaknesses, and allows you to thrive in your chosen career. The catch? Not every law firm or legal department offers the culture you need to succeed,… Read More »

Building a Socially Responsible Law Firm

Tell a room full of people at a cocktail party you’re building a socially responsible law firm and you’re likely to be met with a few jokes. Typically, “law firms” aren’t synonymous with “social responsibility,” but more and more firms are making social consciousness part of their mission. Use these tips to help your firm… Read More »