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To Specialize or Not To Specialize

Whether to specialize in a particular area of law is a nagging question for many young lawyers just starting their careers. In order to make an informed decision, candidates may wish to consider the following questions: Can I gain a competitive edge in today’s job market by specializing in a… Read more

From Big Law to Boutique?

Whether to leave a big national shop for a boutique is a tough career decision and requires serious consideration. When making such a decision, candidates often have many questions, such as: what are the main differences between working for a large and a boutique firm? When is the right time… Read more

Everything You Need to Know to Handle Job Offers

Congratulations, you’ve finally got your ticket out! So what’s next? Accepting an offer right away seems to be the easiest thing. But what if you want to negotiate the offer? How do you choose between multiple offers? How do you gracefully decline an offer? This week, our consultants will provide… Read more

Tips to Hack Your Job Search

Searching for a new job can be a challenging and draining experience. But don’t get stressed out! At ZSA, our consultants have some tips to share with you to make your search a bit easier and help you land your dream job faster. 1.     Is it the right time to… Read more

Boosting Soft Skills

How do legal professionals stand out in today’s competitive legal talent pool? Do they achieve academic excellence? Possess superior legal skills? Are they the top billers at their law firms? These are all important considerations, but may not be enough to set a candidate apart from the competition. In today’s… Read more

Moving Up: 4 Tips for Making Partner

At ZSA, our consultants have an ear to the ground on the ins-and-outs of achieving partnership roles. Over the last number of years, however, we’ve seen the “traditional” path from associate to partner narrow and become more competitive. This week, we’ve asked our consultants for their insights into these trends,… Read more

5 Tips on How to Enrich Your Network

Job seekers will agree that one piece of advice they often receive is to “network, network, network.” But in the midst of a job search (and, let’s face it, multiple other obligations competing for your time), it can be daunting to set aside a single moment for something that is… Read more