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 »

Advance Your Legal Support Career With In Demand Tech Skills

Tech skills haven’t traditionally been associated with the legal support field. As technological tools become available in every career field, however, legal support professionals with tech skills gain an opportunity to stand out from their peers and add more value to their teams. To improve your career standing, focus on these tech skills: Online research… Read More »

6 Podcasts That Will Inspire You to Become a Better Leader

Podcasts are a great way to learn about creative leadership strategies that others have tested and proven. Since many podcasts are quite short, you can enjoy them during brief breaks in your day, such as while you’re commuting or at the gym. Here are six podcasts that offer outstanding insights for anyone looking to improve… Read More »

The Millennial Guide to Connecting With Older Co-Workers

For millennial workers entering the workforce, or taking over leadership roles, connecting with more experienced co-workers can be difficult. As a legal support professional, you’re working with people of your parents’ generation and it can be difficult to relate to them as peers. Here are some tips to help you overcome this challenge. Don’t make… Read More »

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 »