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 »

Simple Tips to Improving Client Communication

Client communication is essential in the legal field. It correlates directly with client satisfaction and can have a profound impact on the outcome of a legal case. Here are several ways to improve communication with clients: Understand That Communication is a Constant Process. Communicating with clients doesn’t only happen when lawyers or staff members send… Read More »

The Millennial Guide to Connecting With Older Co-Workers

For millennial workers entering the workforce, or taking over leadership roles, connecting with more experienced co-workers can be difficult. As a legal support professional, you’re working with people of your parents’ generation and it can be difficult to relate to them as peers. Here are some tips to help you overcome this challenge. Don’t make… Read More »

How to Refine and Strengthen Your Legal Writing Skills

Writing is an important part of your job as a member of the legal support staff. To advance your career, dedicate some time to improving your writing skills, so you are seen as someone who can be relied on. This will help you earn the most intriguing and challenging projects and make you a go-to… 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 »

5 Questions to Ask Yourself if You Can’t Stand Your Current Job

Is your current job pushing the limits of your tolerance? Has it already passed them? If your job, co-workers, supervisors or responsibilities are more nightmare than dream, it may be time to seek a job that aligns better with your lifestyle and long-term goals. Here are five questions that can help you find the right… 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 »

Looking for a Litigation Assistant Job? Here’s What to Do

Working as a litigation assistant can be challenging, interesting and highly rewarding.  To land a job in this competitive field, you’ll need to focus your job search on finding a position that suits your skills with an organization that supports your goals and approach to work.  Here’s what we recommend. Learn about different types of… Read More »

Being Resilient: How to Bounce Back After Missing out on a Great Job

Today’s legal support job market is more competitive than ever before. For every successful candidate, there might be several rejections. This is a fact of life when it comes to your search – however, it doesn’t make it any easier. It’s a Candidates’ Market Professionals who have avoided the job market for years are now… Read More »

Keep Applying but No Response? Here’s What You Can Do

Perhaps you’ve been on the legal support job hunt for a while. You keep sending out resumes, following up to ensure they arrived, and waiting to hear whether you’ve landed an interview … yet you hear nothing. Why are you getting radio silence? Here are some of the most common reasons: You weren’t the right… Read More »