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BT Signs $45million litigation deal with Burford Capital

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By Kali Hays Law360, New York (January 26, 2016, 3:28 PM ET) — New York litigation funding firm Burford Capital LLC is putting $45 million behind the litigation efforts of a top British-based company — enough to finance an entire portfolio of pending actions. Burford announced the deal Jan. 6, but said the client wished to […]

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Core Values Embedded in a #Winning Workplace

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We put the question to our ZSA team and what follows is a collection of their industry insight. The idea of a strong corporate culture has become a heavily emphasised aspect of the modern workplace. “Companies should consciously build a corporate culture and ensure employees are a part of the process,” says Caitlyn Waring, Consultant. Employees are […]

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Why Great Employees Leave Great Jobs

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What makes a great employee leave a great job? We put the question to our ZSA team and what follows is a collection of their industry insight. “In short, people leave jobs when their emotional connection to their employer becomes compromised – when they no longer feel valued, appreciated, or important” says Elizabeth Borrill, Partner […]

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How to Respond to a Professional Compliment

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In this article, I give some tips on how to effectively respond to positive feedback. This can include everything from passing compliments on your work, to a positive performance review. While positive feedback is obviously much more welcome than negative feedback, accepting professional praise can sometimes be tricky. Do not undermine the compliment When receiving […]

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Filling the Demand

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Check out this great article on the state of the legal jobs market for articling students and junior lawyers. It features insightful analysis and commentary by experts in the field, including one of our very own, ZSA CEO Christopher Sweeney. The subject of law jobs for juniors continues to be a hot topic in Canada, […]

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Are you prepared for your annual review?

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A workplace performance review can be a source of stress and anxiety, especially if it doesn’t go as well as you had hoped. If you find yourself facing a bad performance review, there are things you can do to make the best of the situation, both during the review itself and going forward. During the […]

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Stand Out in a Job Interview

You’re on the job hunt, and you’ve been called-in for an interview. Congratulations! You’ve just cleared the first hurdle to landing a great position. The next hurdle will be even bigger: the interview. With the job market being what it is, everyone is looking for tips to make a great impression at their interview. It […]

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