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Trends in the Legal Market across Canada

The legal market in Canada is constantly evolving, but thankfully ZSA is here to help. We sat down with some of our consultants to learn more about recent trends in the legal market in order to better help job-seekers navigate the changing landscape. Toronto One of the most evident trends in the Toronto legal industry […]

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Leaving a Law Firm Gracefully

Law used to be a calling. Then it became a profession. Now it is a business. Leaving a law firm partnership 25 years ago was rare. Today, it is commonplace. Back then, many felt that leaving a partnership was disloyal. Proof that law is now a business is in the number of non-billing executives working […]

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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 particular area? What practice areas […]

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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 to make a move? We […]

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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 start a job search? “The […]

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Boosting Soft Skills

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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 legal market, more and more […]

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Moving Up: 4 Tips for Making Partner

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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, and how to push towards […]

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