How to Land the Best Legal Talent in the GTA

Competition for top legal talent can be fierce, particularly in a busy market like the greater Toronto area. To attract the best talent, law firms and legal departments may need to rethink their staffing strategy.  Here’s how to engage outstanding legal professionals:  Tell the story of the job.  Posting a list of job duties and… Read More »

Yes, There Is a Perfect Legal Recruiter for You (and Here’s How to Find Them)

Working with a recruiter can help you polish your resume and interview skills, spot promising job openings and connect with employers who provide the opportunities you’re looking for. But you don’t have to settle for “just any” recruiting firm – and you shouldn’t stop looking until you find a recruiter who offers everything you want… Read More »

What is Your Selling Point for Your Legal Support Career?

“What’s in it for me?” This is one of the biggest questions people ask – and hiring managers are no exception.  When you approach recruiters and firms in search of a legal support position, your job is to answer this question in a compelling fashion.  The way you do so is your “selling point.” What… Read More »

The Importance of Reference Checks When Hiring Legal Support Talent

When you hire legal support staff, it’s essential that they are professional, experienced and trustworthy. The best way to establish this is through reference checks. Reference checking can be one of the most important parts of the hiring process. It gives you the chance to speak with people who have firsthand knowledge of your candidate… Read More »

Do You Know What is Being Done With Your Resume?

When you’re looking for a legal support position, you leave no stone unturned. Often, this means submitting your resume whenever a job posting looks promising and seeking the help of recruiting firms to help you find the right employer. If you scatter your resume too broadly, however, you may be doing yourself more harm than… Read More »