These past two years, in which our lives have been dominated by the global pandemic, have enhanced our awareness of the importance of mental health in our society and in our profession. Perhaps it can be attributed to the cloud of stress and anxiety that has hung over us during the pandemic.

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I had a revelation recently while taking photos on a walk in the rain… I discovered that I enjoy taking close ups of subjects. But there’s more. I’ve learned that

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If you were like me, I was filled with energy and momentum at the top of the year. But then new public health measures took effect and online learning for schools kicked in overnight.

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It’s a new year and many are planning their goals. If you’re a 21st Century Lawyer, then you’re definitely thinking about the best ways to show up authentically this year

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This is one of my favourite times of year. My mind starts to go into overdrive about goals and plans for the following year. If I’ve been decent about following and tracking my goals for the current year, once November rolls around, I have a pretty good idea of where I want to go next year.

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I’ve been helping lawyers and law students prepare for interviews for the last decade.  Because of that, I have a good sense of the common interview questions employers like to

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Last month, the Women's Law Association of Ontario created a series of stories, which highlighted some of its members and supporters making an impact in the legal community through short stories. In the feature, I was asked a few questions...

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And no that doesn’t include sitting at your desk while staring at a computer screen. When I was in private practice, that's what I used to do. I’d often have lunch alone in my office and claim that I’d get ahead in work.  The days are long in private practice, and my habit made the days even longer.

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You’ve probably been noticing a lot of “starting a new position” posts on LinkedIn lately. I love giving shout outs to people who’ve just landed a new position. As a career coach, I know what they’ve been through to get there.

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Navigating a Job Search in a Hot Market as an Associate

I’ve been noticing a lot of lateral hiring in the legal profession this year. Some associates are being poached with multiple offers. Many associates are testing the waters to see

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