Stressed Out at Work? Learn How to Better Cope With It

Stress happens to every professional from time to time. Those who have the tools to handle stress constructively when it happens are better able to weather the tough times, grow from the experience, and move forward. Here are some helpful tools for managing stress in the legal field. Keep Things in Perspective When stress mounts,… Read More »

Easy Tactics for Building Your Professional Confidence

You’ve worked hard to build your skills. You achieved past goals through dedication and perseverance. But how well are you communicating your professional abilities to colleagues and supervisors? A confident persona in the workplace demonstrates that you know the value of your work. It tells others that you can be trusted to handle future projects… Read More »

How to Get the Most Out of Your Legal Research

Legal support professionals perform a great deal of research as part of their daily routine. While researching a new area of law or topic can be time-consuming, often, research time can be streamlined to allow legal support staff to get more done in less time. Here’s how to improve the efficiency of your legal research… Read More »

Learn How to Network in a Digital World

Networking is one of the strongest tools job seekers can use to find a job that helps them reach their career goals. While the rise of the internet has made it easier to stay in touch with far-flung friends and family, it has also divided our attention to maintaining relationships online and maintaining relationships in… Read More »

New Job? Top Tips to Help You Stand Out From the Crowd

Being the new person in the office is exciting, but it also presents a unique set of challenges. You face a steep learning curve at the same time you most want to fit in and to prove yourself as a legal support professional. Here are several best practices to craft a great first impression: Spend… Read More »

How to Ease the Struggle of Maintaining a Healthy Work Life Balance

Legal professionals often face long hours and complex work, which can take a toll on their work-life balance. Here are some ways to shift that balance back toward quality time spent on friends, family and personal endeavors. Use Your Time-Tracking Many legal professionals already track their work time, and the same tools you use to… Read More »

Helpful Methods to Give Your Legal Resume a Makeover

Your resume communicates your skills and experience to a prospective employer for the first time. As your first impression tool, your resume works best when it contains strong language, eye-catching details, and no unnecessary items. Here’s how to give your resume the “makeover” it needs to stand out: Think Achievements, Not Duties Many resumes summarize… Read More »

Trying to Land a Job in a Competitive Market? Try Working With a Recruiter

  Recruiters can be an asset to any job seeker. If you’re looking for work in a competitive market, however, a recruiter’s help can be more than valuable: it may become indispensable. Here’s how your recruiter can help you fine-tune your search in order to find the best match for you. Your Recruiter is a… Read More »

5 Legal Trends to Expect in 2019

  Every year brings more to learn in the legal industry. For job seekers, staying on top of trends is essential in order to keep your skills sharp and demonstrate your ability to add value to a law firm or legal department team. Here are five trends on the horizon for the legal industry in… Read More »

How to Find a Legal Career Mentor in 2019

Having a career mentor can be invaluable. Your mentor can help you set goals and make choices as you progress along your career path. The best mentor relationships help both parties: you gain the benefit of your mentor’s experience, and your mentor gains the benefit of seeing familiar problems through fresh eyes. But how do… Read More »