Posts Tagged ‘advice’

You need these skills to impress legal recruiters (and their clients)

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Legal recruiters have a tough job, sorting through applicants and deciding who gets to move on to the interview stage. You make an initial impression with your resume, listing your skills and more positive attributes. These are the skills that make you look good on paper.   Observant It’s the…


5 good habits to impress legal recruiters

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Legal recruiters have an important job: finding the right person to work in their client’s firm. Law offices and the like fill positions through various means, from the traditional SEEK search to advertising through universities. But legal recruiters have the experience to sort through the potential candidates efficiently and decide…


Practical Tips for a Legal Assistant

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Nice job; you’ve graduated your course and now you’re about to start a full-time job as a legal assistant. With any luck, you have a job at the place where you completed your legal traineeship. You know the office, the people and the overall atmosphere. Here is some advice others…


Finding a Legal Traineeship

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Starting from the bottom means getting your foot in the door, and chances are a couple of hundred other prospective trainees have the same idea. Law is a competitive field no matter the level you’re on. There are some steps you can take, though, to get that legal traineeship before…


Ways of Sticking To Your Online Course

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It's difficult to find the motivation to study in the real world. In the self-paced online one, it’s a bit harder. Courses are advertised with the promise that students can “study on their own time” during a set period. This can set up some to fail, as they lag behind…


What Will I Learn in Business Administration?

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Working in law presents many challenges and being educated is key. This applies to all positions in the field, from a lawyer to a legal assistant. A particular bachelor’s degree is not required to be an assistant but completing a certification will certainly build up on existing skills and teach…


Top Five Skills For A Legal Assistant

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Being a legal assistant is so much more than photocopying meeting minutes and answering calls from clients. The legal sector is a sensitive area to have a career. If you have undertaken a certified course you would have learned some legal basics as well as how to draft and file…

MEET MELISSA…

Melissa-MahoneyHaving worked in the recruitment industry since 1997 and launching Melissa Mahoney Recruitment in 2004, Melissa identified a need for dedicated training within the legal industry. Melissa Mahoney Legal College was established as a Registered Training Organisation in September 2006. The college offers quality, online and external training specifically focused on the legal secretarial / paralegal market.

Melissa is passionate about assisting others to achieve the recognition they deserve. She finds great satisfaction in providing assistance with training, and helping others achieve their qualifications, ultimately reaching their career goals. Melissa is well qualified and experienced in assisting others with career advice and facilitating career change.