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 »

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 »

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 »

Can’t Decide Between Two Legal Support Job Candidates? Here’s What to Do.

Every hiring manager faces this quandary sooner or later: You have two outstanding candidates for one legal support position.  Either one is likely to do well with your current team.  So which do you choose? These strategies can help: Focus on the critical skills for your What are your office’s current strengths? Its weaknesses?  What… Read More »

5 Ways a Legal Support Recruiting Firm Can Help Your Company

Legal support staff performs a wide range of tasks that are essential to smoothly running a legal department and the company it serves. Choosing the right legal support professional to add to your team requires you to sort through candidates with similar skill sets, but different backgrounds, personalities, and goals. How do you find the… Read More »

Not Sure What Your Hiring Needs Are? Here’s How to Figure It Out

Hiring can be an arduous process when you know who you need and when. But when you’re not certain which legal support staff you’ll need to add in the coming weeks or months, the process can seem daunting. Not sure who you’ll need to add to your staff as your law firm or legal department… Read More »

How to Craft Your Personal Employment Brand

Law firms and legal departments are starting to think about creating their own employment brands to attract the legal support talent they need. But what many legal support candidates don’t think about is how the power of a personal employment brand can help them connect with these employers as well. Why Brand? Your personal employment… Read More »

Does Your Company Mission/Vision Matter in Recruiting Top Talent?

Having a clear vision of your company’s purpose and values is vital in knowing who to recruit and how to attract them. You must have a destination in mind before you can map your future. Clearly focusing on the values that define your organization will make it easier to find and hire people whose values… Read More »

Why You Should Consider Character Traits When Hiring

When hiring legal support staff, most hiring managers quickly discover that targeting education, experience, and certifications simply isn’t enough: any candidate you might seriously consider has these basic skills. Yet experienced hiring managers also know that “any candidate” just won’t do – and finding a candidate with the precise, specific experiences your current staff have… Read More »