4 Red Flags to Watch For During Your Next Legal Assistant Search

The hiring process isn’t easy. Choosing the best candidate out of a large pool of applicants can feel like searching for the proverbial needle in a haystack. Yet there are a few consistent patterns that can help hiring managers decide whether an applicant should advance to the next round or receive a “thank you, but… Read More »

Easy Tactics for Building Your Professional Confidence

You’ve worked hard to build your skills. You achieved past goals through dedication and perseverance. But how well are you communicating your professional abilities to colleagues and supervisors? A confident persona in the workplace demonstrates that you know the value of your work. It tells others that you can be trusted to handle future projects… Read More »

Hone Your Creative Leadership Skills With These Three Tips

Creative leadership can help department heads and direct supervisors build communication, engagement and trust within their teams, but only when creativity is applied in practical, concrete ways. These three strategies can help leaders improve their ability to model creative leadership and provide the guidance their teams need. Focus on Personal Development Professional development is essential… 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 »

Legal Support Checklist: How to Pick a Recruiting Partner

A legal support recruiter can be the most valuable tool in your job search toolbox. The right recruiter can connect you to opportunities where you will thrive. But a recruiter can only help you achieve your goals if you choose wisely. If you’re looking for new legal support career opportunities and you’re ready to partner… Read More »

Don’t Settle for Hiring Mediocre Legal Support Talent! 3 Ways to Hire Smarter

Legal support staff play an essential role in the smooth running of a legal practice.  The right support staff can make your work much easier – and the wrong ones can make it more difficult. When choosing legal support team members, it pays to hire top talent.  Here are three ways to find the best… Read More »

Putting the Pieces Together: Why “Fit” Matters in a Legal Job

If you’re building a career as a legal support professional, finding the right firm takes more than simply matching your skills to available job openings. By seeking a more well-rounded fit, you gain not only the opportunities you need to build your skills, but an environment that supports your efforts and helps to solidify your… Read More »

Does Toronto’s Top Legal Recruiting Team Know Who You Are?

If you’re a legal support professional building your career in the Toronto area, you want people to know about the work you do. You want them to contribute to your reputation as a competent professional. And being on the radar of the top legal recruiting team in Toronto can help you do that. Why Do… Read More »

Kent Legal Awarded Readers’ Choice Award by Canadian Lawyer Magazine for Legal Support Staffing

Kent Legal recently received a Readers’ Choice Award in staffing and outsourcing from Canadian Lawyer magazine. Now in their third year, the Readers’ Choice Awards allow Canadian Lawyer readers to vote for their most trusted vendors and suppliers in seven categories. Over 300 providers were listed on the ballot, which was distributed to over 2,000… Read More »

Legal Professional? Job Satisfaction Matters

Many legal support professionals choose their careers for the stability they offer, along with the intellectual challenges and the satisfaction of solving problems in ways that help clients achieve their goals. While these are all valuable reasons to become a legal support professional, your own job satisfaction is also essential to helping you build a… Read More »