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 »

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 »

6 Habits to Adopt When Starting a New Legal Support Position

Legal support professionals are an essential part of the team in any law firm or legal department.  When you start a new legal support job, you want to fit in, learn the ropes and get oriented quickly so you can continue to build a thriving career. Here are six habits to adopt when starting your… Read More »