5 Questions You Should Ask During a Legal Support Job Interview

When you walk into an interview for a legal support job, you may feel like you are on trial. But in reality, interviews are a two-way street. Sure, you have to demonstrate that you have the correct qualifications for the position and possess the professionalism and attitude to be an asset to the firm, but… Read More »

Don’t Settle for Hiring Mediocre Legal Support Talent! 3 Ways to Hire Smarter

Legal support staff play an essential role in the smooth running of a legal practice.  The right support staff can make your work much easier – and the wrong ones can make it more difficult. When choosing legal support team members, it pays to hire top talent.  Here are three ways to find the best… Read More »

4 Signs of a Great Legal Support Recruiter in Toronto

When you need a new legal support team member, you don’t need “just anyone.”  You need an experienced candidate with the skills, work ethic, and personality to fit well with your team – and you need a recruiter who can help you find those candidates within your hiring budget. Here are four signs you’ve found… Read More »

Is Your Compensation Helping or Hurting Your Recruiting Efforts in Toronto?

Compensation often poses a tough question for hiring managers. Too high, and you risk injuring your budget; too low, and you won’t attract the candidates your team needs to thrive. Fortunately, finding the balance in compensation is possible. Here’s what you need to know to ensure your compensation for legal support staff is helping your… Read More »

The Art of Effective Storytelling When You Interview

An interview can be a question and answer session, or it can be much more. Interviewers and recruiters schedule interviews because they want to understand your soft skills, like communication and time management, and they want to see how you implement those skills in ways that might benefit their organization. To make your presentation memorable,… Read More »

Want the Best Legal Support Job in Toronto? Then Work With the Best!

Conducting a thorough job search takes a lot of time and resources and unfortunately, the road is often paved with rejections, black holes of noncommunication and general frustration. Many legal support professionals choose to work with a recruiter to speed up their search and find their ideal job. A recruiter handles the legwork of a… Read More »

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

If you have been in your current legal support position for a while and you’re ready to take on new tasks, you can’t expect your boss to simply hand you new work. It’s up to you to take control of your career, strategizing ways to show your readiness for more responsibly and prove you are… Read More »

The #1 Reasons Employees Quit (And What You Can Do About It)

The number one reason why people leave their jobs is no secret. The mantra, “people don’t leave jobs, they leave managers” has been a standard for decades. Even so, companies that struggle with turnover often fail to address management issues that cost them talent. If your legal department consistently loses talented support staff, use these… Read More »

Currently Employed? You Should Still Be Open to Hearing About a New Job

Once you have a job you enjoy, it’s tempting to let your recruiter go to voicemail. It’s time to focus on your work, not the job market – right? Actually, if you don’t talk with your recruiter from time to time, you may miss out on some extraordinary opportunities. Here’s why it’s always worthwhile to… Read More »

How to Build a Highly Impactful Team

Recruiting the right people for your team is only the first step in team building. Once you have the skilled and focused staff you need, it’s time to work on building the connections among them, so they can pool their abilities for the greatest impact. Here’s how department leaders and team heads can encourage and… Read More »