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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Legal Career Audits: When Was the Last Time You Did One?

“The unexamined life is not worth living,” as the ancient Greek philosopher Socrates once said. And the unexamined career can have similarly negative effects. If you haven’t assessed your legal career recently, now is an excellent time to do so. Auditing your career progress and performance can help you prepare for an upcoming performance review,… Read More »

5 Reasons Why You Should Volunteer in Your Legal Career

Volunteering is an effective way to make a difference and connect with others. It’s also an opportunity to improve your skills, expand your network and move your career forward. Here are five reasons to consider pro bono work within the greater Toronto area: Expand Your Skills By working pro bono for an organization that matters… Read More »