Why You Need to Learn How to Accept Criticism

Every professional can find ways to improve how they work. Whether this means handling a particular task more effectively or planning your career better, legal support professionals dedicated to growth can always find a way to do it. Sometimes, the path to our growth is pointed out to us in uncomfortable ways. Criticism can be… Read More »

How to Properly Confront a Struggling Staff Member

Everyone struggles at work from time to time. When struggling persists or begins to affect the work of others on the team, however, a manager or leader may need to step in and work one on one with the struggling staff member. Here’s how to confront a struggle and help your staff members fix the… Read More »

Top Strategies for Managing a Millennial Workforce

Millennials are taking over not only the desks in legal departments, but across the entire workforce. While they bring strengths and preferences unique to their generation, knowing how to manage them effectively can be a challenge. Consider these management strategies to work effectively with members of this generation. Who are the millennials? Typically, they are… Read More »

What Should You Delegate to Your Recruiting Partner?

When you’re running a legal firm or department, you are often stretched in many different directions trying to get work done in a timely manner, meet court deadlines and keep up with the demands of clients, partners and employees. Partnering with a legal support recruiter can give you one less thing to worry about. Building… 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 »

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 »

4 Headaches of Legal Hiring (and How to Fix Them)

“Painless hiring” sounds great, but it isn’t always the reality. Instead, law firms and legal departments often face one or more common “pain points” when seeking new talent. Here are four common challenges the legal hiring process can pose, along with effective ways to address each one: Recruiting Costs Many firms and departments first scrutinize… Read More »

Quick-Start Guide to Writing an Great Legal Support Staffing Plan for 2017

The goal of a staffing plan is to ensure you have the right legal support talent in the right positions at the right time. It sounds straightforward enough. To get you off to a great staffing start in 2017, here are five quick steps to help you develop your plan. Evaluate your needs. Before you… Read More »