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5 Things Lawyers Expect From a Paralegal

Lawyers have to be able to count on paralegals who are competent in practising their profession. More than subordinates, they can sometimes be considered as partners. What do lawyers expect from paralegals? Spirit of collaboration The paralegal is above all a versatile collaborator who has earned the trust of the lawyer with whom he or […]


Jobs search

Looking For a Job? Here’s What to Avoid at All Costs!

Finding an exciting and rewarding job is not easy! Here are some faux pas that can ruin everything… right from square one. Not coming to terms with a job experience Dismissal, psychological harassment, seeking new challenges… The end of a job should never be taken lightly. It’s necessary to take the time to take on […]


Interview

The Exploratory Meeting – A Tool to Revive Your Job Search

More subtle than sending a resume, the exploratory meeting is a way to open doors to potential employers without necessarily appearing to beg for a job… Let’s see what it is. The exploratory meeting is an informal meeting that is requested with a director, manager or professional of the same hierarchical level, to obtain information […]


News

Paralegal, a Position that Is Attracting Generation Z

In search of more stability, young Generation Z workers in Canada are attracted by the paralegal sector, a recent study by Indeed indicates. The job website’s analysis team calculated “a popularity index” of the jobs most consulted by young people of this generation. The paralegal profession obtains the same score as that of video designer […]


Company life

Pro Tips for Organizing Your Electronic Records

A lot of time is spent sorting (and looking for) records on the computer. However, there are good methods to finding them. We take a look around the issue. Keep the desktop empty You files should all be stored in folders, which are stored in a large Documents parent folder. There is no reason to […]


Jobs search

Job Search: How to Get Remotivated After the Summer Holidays

So you have taken a bit of a summer break in your job search, and that’s great – it’s important to recharge your batteries. But now you are having a hard time getting back into it… Here are some tips to get back into the game. Take stock If you have let go of your […]


Jobs search

Risks to Manage While Seeking a Job

Lack of money is the biggest risk faced by job seekers. Here are our tips of what to look out for and to reduce other risks from your lack of work. Financial risk The fear of financial fiasco may make you want to shorten your search by accepting the first job that comes along. No […]


Interview

What Happens at the Second Job Interview?

Employers are requiring a second job interview more and more frequently. This is an opportunity for you to present yourself in more depth and ask your nagging questions. Here are our five tips to make the most of this second meeting. Be glad Being called to a second interview is excellent news, and it means […]


Company life

The Undeniable Benefits of Working in a Boutique Law Firm

More caring, more personal and offering a wider variety of tasks, hyper-specialized law firms really have many advantages in the eyes of paralegals. Portrait of work in a boutique law firm. Some specialize in international law and recognition of foreign judgements. Others in estate and trust litigation, or real estate and matrimonial law. Whatever their […]


Training

Key Competencies of a Legal Assistant

Do you have the aptitudes to become a good legal assistant? Here are some ways to find out. The legal assistant supports the legal professional (lawyer, judge, notary). He is responsible for administrative tasks, such as drafting and formatting official documents. He also plays a crucial role in coordination and communication, in order to ensure […]


Company life

What a Paralegal Should Know About Email

There’s nothing simple about using email to communication with clients and collaborators when working in the legal field. Here is some advices for legal emails. • Buy or reserve a domain name related to your professional practice that you will then use to set up your email addresses. Avoid gmail.com, hotmail.com and similar so as […]


Training

How to Become a Patent Agent

At the crossroads of science, engineering and law, a position as a patent agent will suit scientific minds eager to be at the forefront of innovation! The role of the patent agent This professional helps businesses or inventors define and obtain an intellectual property title to legally protect their inventions. “It’s like building a fence […]


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