Productivity

Why Solo/Small Law Firms are Using Freelance Attorneys to Meet Their Staffing Needs

Why Solo/Small Law Firms are Using Freelance Attorneys to Meet Their Staffing Needs

In an attempt to more effectively manage their practices and caseloads, the utilization of freelance attorneys is becoming an increasingly popular option. A freelance attorney is an experienced attorney who works with other attorneys on a project basis. Here are three reasons why freelance attorneys can be a lifesaver to solo and small law firms.

5 Tips for Using the Office Holiday Party to Advance Your Career

5 Tips for Using the Office Holiday Party to Advance Your Career

When the thought of the office holiday party comes up, it is generally met with one of the following reactions: one, of dread that you even have to attend and two, with glee that you get to socialize, eat well and drink til your heart’s content. Either thought is fine if you are satisfied with where you are in your career and aren’t looking to make any moves. However, if you are looking to advance your career, here are five tips for using the office holiday party to go to the next level.

5 Tips for Retaining Your Best Employees

Every firm desires to have its best employees continue to contribute to the organization indefinitely. However, this is often easier said than done. Obviously paying your employee well and providing benefits can entice them to stay put, but a lot more goes into making sure an employee feel valued enough to not wander off to greener pastures.

[Video Blog] Why You Must Know Your Office Culture Before You Start Hiring

Before you even think about hiring an employee for your firm, whether it is another associate, paralegal or office assistant, it is imperative that you know your office culture. Culture is the character and personality of your firm. It is the sum of the values, traditions, attitudes and behaviors your firm exhibits.

How to Overcome Procrastination

How to Overcome Procrastination

I have yet to meet one person who has never procrastinated on anything. We've all done it from time to time, dragging our feet to take the first step in a task or project. However, there are some people who have actually been able to beat it. With the following strategies in place, you too can get things done once and for all.