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Is the Cover Letter Out of Date?

Often feared by job seekers, the cover letter seems to have lost its significance in the eyes of recruiters. Will the new decade sound the death knell? The idea of bringing out one’s notions of literary composition can make the hair of many job seekers stand on end. This is especially true since the cover […]


Career management

5 actions to take at the start of a career in law

Recently sworn in by a Canadian Bar school, young lawyers need to consider the first steps that will launch their career. “The path to the career of choice will not be linear. It is increasingly accepted that things are tested at the start of a career,” says the president of the Young Bar of Montreal, […]


News

When going far away to work gives a boost to your career

Security guard, kitchen help, longshoremen, technical workers, crane operators, waiters… There is no shortage of job openings in Prince Rupert. In this village of 12,000 inhabitants located on the shores of the North Pacific, two hours by boat from Alaska, the port is in an economic boom, to the point that businesses are struggling to […]


Career management

5 Ways to Network Like a Pro

There is no longer any doubt about the many benefits of networking. How can you use it to stand out and, especially, to avoid missing opportunities? Here are five strategies to achieve this! Have a clear plan  It’s not enough to dress up! Before the meeting, make sure to review the goals. If possible, take […]


News

Process for Being a Merger & Acquisitions Specialist

What skills should a legal adviser hold who wishes to specialize in mergers and acquisitions? Let’s discuss it. Once again this year, the global mergers and acquisitions market weighed heavily in the balance: $3,910 billion, according to Dealogic. In Canada, 2018 and 2019 were record years for this type of transaction. Mr. Hugo-Pierre Gagnon, partner […]


News

Top 20 Good Professional Resolutions for 2020

The new year is fast approaching and it’s time to start thinking about your good resolutions for 2020. From a personal point of view, losing weight and quitting smoking are classics… But what about your 2020 professional goals? Here are 20 ideas to study. No worries: you don’t have to do everything, but setting two […]


Pay and benefits

Legal Support Salaries

The legal support professions are essential to the work of a lawyer or notary. What are they and what can be expected in terms of compensation and conditions? Legal technician Versatile, the legal technician helps move cases forward by carrying out several tasks: doing research, gathering information or giving advice on certain matters. He or […]


Rights and labour standards

Have You Compared Your Current Salary With the Market?

After the expenses of the holiday season, now is the time to start off the New Year on the right foot. Why not compare your salary with the market? Who knows? You might be able to get the increase you’ve been hoping for for a long time.   There are many tools to find out […]


News

AI, from a Legal Point of View

While artificial intelligence is bound to change the business world, it also creates many situations that we are not prepared for. For example, if the selection of candidate’s resumes is done by an algorithm, how can it be ensured that it is not discriminatory? Overview. Debate is raging at the moment about how to deal […]


Company life

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 […]


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