Promoting Diversity in Your Legal Department

As an organization grows and its legal department expands, a need for diverse viewpoints becomes ever more important to the organization’s ability to spot, prevent or address legal issues. As a result, department heads and human resources teams often work to foster diversity in the legal department. Use the following tips to build diversity within… Read More »

How Would Your Employees Rate Your Management Skills? See If You Pass the Test.

Many managers strive to improve their management and leadership skills, seeking out advice and education from other managers and professionals. One valuable, but often overlooked resource in the pursuit of improved management abilities is the perspective of those you manage or lead. If your employees were to rate you as a manager, how would you… 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 »

4 Signs of a Great Legal Support Recruiter in Toronto

When you need a new legal support team member, you don’t need “just anyone.”  You need an experienced candidate with the skills, work ethic, and personality to fit well with your team – and you need a recruiter who can help you find those candidates within your hiring budget. Here are four signs you’ve found… Read More »

How to Discuss Your Experience During a Job Interview

When you’re seeking a new position as a legal support professional, it’s important to showcase your past experience and demonstrate how it will help a law firm, legal department or other organization to succeed.  To do this, think about how you talk about your work experience during a job interview. Here’s how to prepare for… Read More »

What Attracts Top Legal Support Talent in Toronto?

Finding good legal support talent can be tough. Attracting the best professional talent available can seem even more impossible – especially if your organization is small or your recruiting budget is limited. Fortunately, you don’t have to settle for mediocre staff. By working with a recruiter who specializes in placing legal support talent, you can… Read More »

How to Find and Hire the Best Legal Support Staff in Toronto

Finding good legal support staff among the competition in Toronto can seem difficult. Finding the best legal support professionals can seem nearly impossible. But it doesn’t have to be. Here’s how to find – and hire – the best legal support staff in and near Toronto:… Read More »

Legal Support Hiring Costs Soaring Out of Control? Here’s What to Do.

Legal support staff are essential to the smooth functioning of any law office.  As hiring the best talent becomes more competitive, however, an organization that doesn’t pay close attention to the bottom line may start to see its hiring costs expand in an unsustainable direction. Sound familiar?  Here are several steps you can take to… Read More »

Feeling Dissatisfied in your Legal Support Career? Here’s What to Do

Working as a legal support professional can be challenging, thought-provoking, and even fulfilling. But if you’re finding it harder and harder to walk into work every day, it may be time to rethink your career approach. Here’s how. Ask yourself, “Why did I choose this career?” Start your evaluation by remembering why you chose legal… Read More »

Employee Turnover: How Much Is It Costing Your Organization?

The costs of replacing legal support staff weigh heavily on the minds of hiring managers in law firms and legal departments. Finding the right person in a shrinking candidate pool can be tough; keeping them can be even tougher. What does it really cost to replace a legal support staff member? A 2008 article in… Read More »