Category: Articles

WCGCA: 2022 Award Recipients Announced

The WCGCA took place at the Fairmont Palliser on November 8 in Calgary. Created by ZSA and National Post, the bi-annual event was sold out as law firms and companies from across

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Connect! It has positive affect.

Article by Vivo Team. Fostering connection on remote and hybrid teams requires continuous finesse. It’s not a one and done. Team members, priorities, projects, and working dynamics constantly change and

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Digital demands are growing—your virtual toolbox should too!

Article by Renée Safrata, CEO & Founder, Vivo Team Digital demands are growing—your virtual toolbox should too! Virtual is viable, but digital is demanding. Digital demands can be difficult, and they’re

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CGCA After Party Presented by Blink Equity and ZSA!

ZSA and Blink Equity are excited to be hosting the CGCA After Party on Monday, June 13, following the awards gala! For more information, please visit cgca.ca ZSA Legal Recruitment

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Diversity and Inclusion: ZSA and Blink Equity partnership

ZSA is excited to announce a new partnership with Blink Equity! Together, we’re committed to fostering a culture of diversity and inclusiveness in the legal industry. “ZSA is determined to

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6 Ways to Support Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Article by Renée Safrata, CEO & Founder, Vivo Team 6 Ways to Support Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Everybody is talking about it—diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in the workplace. Let’s

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ZSA’s 25th Anniversary

A message from Christopher Sweeney, CEO, Co-Founder, ZSA Happy 25th Anniversary ZSA!! On February 3, 1997, ZSA first opened its doors for business. Our hope was that there was a

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ZSA Newest Partners – Congratulations Mike Race and Amrit Rai

Another exciting announcement! We’re thrilled that Mike Race has become Managing Partner, ZSA Western Canada and Amrit Rai has become a Partner of ZSA Legal Recruitment. These talented professionals have set the standard

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ZSA Newest Partners – Congratulations Lana Driscoll, Orit Sinai and Travis Usher

ZSA is thrilled to announce that Lana Driscoll, Orit Sinai and Travis Usher have become Partners of ZSA Legal Recruitment. These talented professionals have set the standard for exceptional client

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Former Deloitte GC Takes on Unusual Recruiting Role After Retiring From Partnership

Original article posted on Law.com written by Gail J. Cohen Ken Freeden wants to leverage his knowledge and relationships to provide more opportunities for disabled lawyers and create a more

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Advice to My Younger Self: Reflections of Successful Lawyers

By: Orit Sinai and Jonathan Cullen We all sometimes wish we could back in time. As legal professionals learn from their mistakes, they think “I wish I knew that earlier.”

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The Secret to Lawyers’​ Happiness

In an effort to spread some positivity, this week I decided that it would be wonderful to hear from some of the happiest lawyers in Toronto, as it relates to their career fulfillment. Though happiness, in essence, means different things to different lawyers, there are a few commonalities among them.

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Perfecting Your LinkedIn Profile – 6 Tips

By: Amrit Rai, Recruitment Partner & Mike Race, Client Partner at ZSA LinkedIn is arguably one of the most important tools in one’s professional arsenal. The platform has over half

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Putting Together a Legal Resume – A Few Key Pointers to Get You Started

Your resume is a marketing tool, a living document that should be tailored to accord with whatever job you are applying for. The main function of your resume is to land you an interview. Make no mistake, a good resume can do you wonders.

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Career Reflection During the Pandemic: Private Practice v. In-House. What are you better suited for?

Another week during the pandemic has passed and a big congrats goes out to you! It isn’t easy working from home, away from our colleagues and miles away from Bay Street.

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Hiring Tips: Virtual Onboarding

Still hiring? You’re likely onboarding new employees virtually, possibly for the first time. Follow our tips for a successful virtual onboarding process.

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What to do if the job you applied for/were interviewing for is put “on hold”

It’s a tough time right now to be on the job hunt. The COVID-19 situation has meant that businesses are trying to deal with an entirely new set of circumstances, which is evolving on a daily basis, and this has naturally resulted in delays to most hiring processes.

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4 Ways to Ace Your Video Interview

With the current virus uncertainty and social distancing, we’re noticing all pending interviews are being switched to video calls at the moment. Here are 4 tips to help you ace your video interview.

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So You Want to Run the Client Meeting (Part 3) | Jerome Shore

This is the third part of an article aimed at associates in law firms who want to break out from the need to sit behind partners at client meetings and instead manage client meetings on their own.

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So You Want to Run the Client Meeting (Part 2) | Jerome Shore

This is the second part of an article aimed at associates in law firms who want to break out from behind partners at client meetings and instead manage the meetings on their own. In Part 1 we covered Body Language and Building Rapport.

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So You Want to Run the Client Meeting (Part 1) | Jerome Shore

My client is a partner in an associate heavy litigation firm. He has told us that he wants to attend less client meetings. He wants associates going in his place. Unfortunately they are not always ready so he wants to grow their client facing skills to fast track their independence and earn himself more time.

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An ice cream of reassurance | By David Matlow

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] An ice cream of reassurance | Written by David Matlow Original Article Link: https://blogs.timesofisrael.com/an-ice-cream-of-reassurance/ In the years since 9/11, what had felt like an act of defiance has become one

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What it Takes to be a Rainmaker | Jerome Shore

Do you ever wonder how a rainmaker gets to be a rainmaker? I do because I coach business development marketing. One thing I know is that time is increasingly scarce as a lawyer earns more clients. A successful rainmaker has more clients to satisfy and usually, if they’re a partner, more mouths to feed, that is, more associates to keep busy.

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CGCA: 2019 Award Recipients Announced

Congratulations 2019 CGCA Finalists! Now in it’s 15th year, the CGCA is Canada’s national programme designed exclusively to recognize excellence in the In-House Counsel community.

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