RESOURCES FOR JOB SEEKERS
Network Like a Pro | LinkHumans
LinkedIn is a powerful way to get noticed by potential employers! Is your profile up to date? Are you taking advantage of each and every section? Find out with this handy infographic. It will get you up and networking in no time! Click HERE.
Feel Supported | ASSIST
Assist offers FREE, confidential counselling services to lawyers, law students and their immediate families across Alberta. Professional counselling is provided by Forbes Psychological Services. There's no denying that a stigma exists when it comes to reaching out for help, but services like ASSIST are helping us overcome that hurdle. Everyone could use someone to talk to and this is a valuable resource for the legal community in Alberta.
Update Your Resume | McGill Univ.
McGill University's Career Planning Service has put together an informative guide on writing a resume. It has a lot of great tips and is well organized. We highly recommend using it as a reference guide if you're writing a resume or giving your current one a makeover! Get it HERE.
Become Indispensable | HBR
Want job stability and security? Build your strengths and become an indispensable leader within your firm or company! This is great advice regardless of your position. It doesn't just apply to CEO's and partners. You can be a leader at any level. The Harvard Business Review studied how to do this and posted this handy article. Give it read. We're sure you'll find valuable takeaways.
Join an Association | AAPP
The Alberta Association of Professional Paralegals provides a wonderful opportunity for Paralegals in Alberta to network and learn from others in the industry. They offer job and volunteer opportunities, social gatherings, seminars and more. Click the logo above.
Work in Rural Alberta | ARLO
This site connects students with law firms in small and regional communities in Rural Alberta. ARLO is working to improve local communities and provides support for smaller law firms and solo practitioners across Alberta. If you are looking for a summer position, articles or a junior associate position, this is a great resource! ARLO
FREE WORKSHOP FOR LEGAL SUPPORT STAFF!
How to Sell your Skills in Today's Market
This workshop will teach you how to highlight and sell your skills in today's market from a recruiter's perspective. It's free for legal assistants and paralegals!
Location: Bridgeland Community Centre (917 Centre Ave. N.E., Calgary, AB)
Reserve your spot on Eventbrite! Seats are limited.
Please contact us if you have any questions or require any further information. See you there!