ZSA is often asked by clients and candidates how to plan for the next opportunity in their career. With that in mind we are pleased to introduce you to coaching leaders in Canada that can assist you in preparing for that next step in your professional development.
Whether you are a junior lawyer seeking advice on resume preparation and interview skills or a senior lawyer considering new career directions and options these individuals will be able to assist you.
The Coaching Clinicwww.coachingclinic.com
For 17 years, The Coaching Clinic has been coaching and training clients in many areas of Working Intelligence. Our biggest delight is to hear from clients that they’ve reached goals we helped them develop strategies to meet. Find out more about us at our website.
Lisane Dostie, LL.B., Mediator, ASC
Lisane is founding President of ISA Légal, a consulting firm specialized in Governance, Career Strategies and Coaching. She has solid experience as a lawyer and as an officer, and has served on several Boards of Directors over the past 20 years. She also developed a good expertise in recruitment, namely in the legal field. She is supporting professionals in their search for new career challenges. Lisane is a Guest Teacher at the BEM Management School in Bordeaux, France where she teaches Professional Development and Strategic Management Career Orientation – CV drafting, interview and networking techniques, managing personal image and creating personal promotional tools. Her coaching technique focuses on Knowledge, and Know-How, but also on developing a sound Emotional Intelligence & Business Awareness. www.isalegal.com / firstname.lastname@example.org
Jill Hugessen is an independent lawyer coach and development consultant. She has a a niche in transition coaching, which includes any major transition in a lawyer’s career cycle: becoming a partner, client team leader or practice group leader, changing firms/companies, returning to work after a leave of absence, job loss, retirement, etc. The consulting aspect of Jill’s practice includes assisting lawyers who are seeking new employment opportunities with reviewing and fine-tuning applications and résumés, and preparing for interviews. Jill’s expertise is derived from many years of experience as a corporate/commercial lawyer in private practice and as director of professional development for a major Canadian law firm, as well as several years as in-house counsel in the manufacturing/retail sector. She has reviewed thousands of résumés and interviewed many of the candidates behind them, so she knows what employers are looking for. Jill is a graduate of McGill University (1985), a member of the Quebec Bar (1986) and a member of the International Coaching Federation (2010). ZSA is pleased to refer senior lawyers to Jill Hugessen for these types of services, which it is not in a position to provide to candidates applying for positions posted on its site. If you would like more information about Jill’s services and rates, please contact her at: email@example.com.
Career Development Strategies for Lawyers
Sheena MacAskill provides career coaching, transition counseling and consulting services to legal employers and individual lawyers who are seeking to maximize performance, revitalize their practices and achieve career goals.
With over 20 years experience both as a practicing lawyer and as Director, Professional Resources at a large national law firm, Sheena has a deep understanding of how legal organizations work and understands first-hand the demands and challenges of being a lawyer. Sheena has a passion for working with talented professionals and brings a high level of enthusiasm, commitment and energy to all of her clients’ projects.