Career management

Career management

4 essential qualities for a divorce lawyer

To practise family law, specializing in divorce, you have to enjoy conflict resolution. To achieve this, lawyers must have certain qualities that will allow them to navigate troubled waters better. Be attentive When a separated person hires a lawyer to settle the details of their divorce, they are often at the end of their rope. […]


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, […]


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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 […]


Career management

How Does Taking Over a Notarial Practice Work?

More and more notaries are ready to pass the torch on to a new generation. For a young notary, there are benefits to taking over a notarial practice, but only if the process is not rushed. For the seller and the buyer, the process must be rigorous. It is advisable to have a planner or […]


Career management

Five Tips for Becoming a Partner in a Large Firm

So that’s it. You have completed your studies, passed your bar exam and completed your internship. You are now working full-time in a law firm. You are now cherishing the dream of becoming a partner. But how is it done? Those who have succeeded agree that the best lawyers do not always have what it […]


Career management

Do you have a career development plan?

In life, we often like to believe in our lucky star… From a professional point of view, establishing a career development plan can actually help the stars to align themselves. A career plan: a development tool that we’ve all heard about, but… who has one? However, according to Al Dea, career development specialist, those who […]


Career management

6 keys to a successful presentation

Presentations to teams or decision-makers is a recurring exercise for the project manager. How do you avoid putting your audience to sleep? What techniques are there to pass your message on effectively? 1 – Don’t rush into PowerPoint “The worst thing to do is to create your own material directly without having thought about your […]


Career management

How to Adapt to Automation

The most apocalyptic forecasts say there is a high probability that jobs will be destroyed en mass by artificial intelligence and automation. The most optimistic believe on the contrary that technological progress creates jobs. Reality is somewhere in the middle. There will certainly be changes, but you can anticipate them and train yourself accordingly. Developing […]


Career management

8 Tips for a Junior Notary

Interacting with your clients, asserting your skills, dealing with the inevitable mistakes, standing out from the competition… Here are eight keys to a successful career start. A notary since 1991, Mtre Marie-France Bélisle, partner at Bélisle Lafleur Notaries, has been welcoming interns to her office for fifteen years.  Here are some tips she gives to […]


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4 Factors to Consider Before Accepting a Position

Before accepting a position in a company that you don’t know, you should consider these 4 factors… beyond the salary offered! The conditions of the job offer When a job offer is received as a result of a hiring process, it must be consistent with your expectations and the conditions stated during the interview. If […]


Career management

Attitude to Adopt if a Desire to Resign Takes You

While resignation may be justified in some cases, in other cases it deserves a mature reflection on the part of the employee. Resigning on impulse, exasperated by your superior or colleagues, could have heavy consequences in the short and medium term. So before you get to that point, and even if there are elements against […]


Career management

Changing Fields – Good Questions to Ask

Has the urge to drop your professional activities to start over from scratch in another field crossed your mind? Before you start looking for greener pastures where you can develop new skills, certain questions are worth asking so you don’t drag your dissatisfaction into it. What drives me professionally? You can carry out the exercise […]


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