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 little details that matter, ones […]

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 whether they’re fit to meet […]

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 might not have told you, […]

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 everyone else. School/TAFE/College contacts Most […]

Ways of Sticking To Your Online Course

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 and the work piles up. […]

What Will I Learn in Business Administration?

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 students what is required in […]

Top Five Skills For A Legal Assistant

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 documents. Skills are essential, and […]