How You Can Grow Your Legal Assistant Talent From Within

Turnover occurs in every law firm and legal department. When an organization loses its top staff members, however, it’s important to examine the circumstances. The loss of staff members can indicate a problem area that deserves attention. To Reduce Turnover and Cultivate Internal Talent: 1. Understand Why Your Top Staff Members Chose to Leave You… Read More »

Top Job Search Tips for Anyone Looking to Take Their Legal Career to the Next Level

A career in legal support offers opportunities for lifelong intellectual challenges and client service. If you feel you’ve maximized these opportunities in your current position, however, it may be time to look for a new position or employer to help you grow further in your career. Here’s How to Improve the Search for Your Next… Read More »

How to Make Sure Your Law Firm is Safe From Cyber Attacks

Confidentiality is a paramount concern for lawyers and law firms. As an ever-increasing amount of information is handled online, protecting that information from attack or theft via hacking and other malicious behaviors becomes increasingly important as well. In addition to understanding the laws and regulations that may apply to your work, here’s how to address… Read More »

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 »

Fashion Corner: What to Wear to Your Next Legal Support Interview

When you step into an interview, you want nothing to stand in the way of communicating your strengths as a legal support professional to the interviewer. Your clothing can help bolster this impression – or it can hinder you. Here’s what to consider when planning what you’ll wear to your next legal field interview: What… 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 »

Topics to Avoid in Your Next Legal Support Interview

Your interview is often your first chance to meet a prospective employer in person. As a result, it’s important to make a good impression – which can be tough to do when you accidentally stumble upon a hot-button issue. Basic Information About the Organization Questions about the law firm or legal department’s “basics,” like its… 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 »