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How E-discovery is Changing the Legal Landscape

‘Discovery’ is something law firms have been experts in for decades. Finding documents to support a case, either as ammunition against the accused or proof of innocence, is a common practice. In recent years, the more tech savvy practice of electronic discovery, or...
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3 Reasons to Use a Staffing Firm for Your Next Legal Hire

If it’s time to start the search for a new employee in your law firm or corporate legal department, you should consider your options before setting out to look for new talent. There are a lot of ways to find talent, but the quality and efficiency are up in the air for...
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Paralegal to Lawyer: How to Make the Transition

Being a paralegal isn't easy - you’re typically doing much of the same work as a lawyer, just not presenting the cases in court. This means long hours of research, review and preparation, all while working below someone else. If you think you’re ready to take the next...
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The Next Big Trend in Legal Recruitment: Alternative Staffing

We meet with legal professionals every day. If there’s one trend we’ve seen emerging in terms of legal recruiting, it’s the concept of alternative staffing. We’ve all felt the pressure to manage costs more effectively to stay competitive. Does your department, or even...

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How to Simplify Your Online Job Search

Our Experts | Deborah Peters You may have heard the old adage that searching for a job is a full time job until itself.  While it’s true that online tools and social media have made it easier to learn about a larger number of potential job opportunities, sometimes the...

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The Real Cost of Attorney Turnover

Our Experts | Sally Goodwin   In the legal industry associate turnover can be costly which makes hiring right a significant consideration when attracting qualified practice talent.  In some circles the estimated figures associated with poor retention have reached...

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How to Explain A Job Departure

Our Experts | Lesley Shiels When you leave a job, it’s important to tailor your story for your upcoming interviews. It might be a little uncomfortable, but it is almost a guarantee that employers will want you to explain your job departure. Here are 6 ways to...

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How to Network When You’re An Introvert

Our Experts | Deborah Peters If you are an introvert to any degree, you may have a hard time networking: chatting with strangers, participating in icebreakers and boasting about your own work all might sound dreadful. Unfortunately, in the business world networking is...

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How Technology is Changing Legal Roles

Our Experts | Lesley Shiels   In the past, legal support roles have been primarily two distinct functions: legal secretaries and paralegals. These roles traditionally had their own responsibilities, education and experience requirements. Now, with technology...

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4 Tips to Give Notice Without Burning Bridges

Our Experts | David Allen When you are leaving a job, whether you love it or hate it, there are rules of etiquette to follow. Even if you want to burn a bridge, it is never a good idea. People tend to move around and you never know who you’ll run into at a future...

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How to Simplify Your Online Job Search

How to Simplify Your Online Job Search

Our Experts | Deborah Peters You may have heard the old adage that searching for a job is a full time job until itself.  While it’s true that online tools and social media have made it easier to learn about a larger number of potential job opportunities, sometimes the...

read more
The Real Cost of Attorney Turnover

The Real Cost of Attorney Turnover

Our Experts | Sally Goodwin   In the legal industry associate turnover can be costly which makes hiring right a significant consideration when attracting qualified practice talent.  In some circles the estimated figures associated with poor retention have reached...

read more
How to Explain A Job Departure

How to Explain A Job Departure

Our Experts | Lesley Shiels When you leave a job, it’s important to tailor your story for your upcoming interviews. It might be a little uncomfortable, but it is almost a guarantee that employers will want you to explain your job departure. Here are 6 ways to...

read more

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