How to conduct a legal job search

How to conduct a legal job search                           

For many lawyers, locating a legal job in the legal profession is next to impossible following articling.  When conducting a legal job search it is important to keep the following considerations in practise.

Create a custom CV.

Often overlooked, but very important in the legal job search process.  It may seem obvious, but many lawyers, legal assistants, law clerks and legal staff when becoming a legal candidate often overlook this step.  “A well-polished CV is the first step,” says Dan Tomakin of Toronto Legal in Ontario.

Your CV is your first impression when approaching a law firm in Canada.

When you reach out to an employer during a legal job search, it is important to specifically target law and the legal job opening you are seeking to fill.  The legal field is not impressed by typos.