Our firm is currently advising several
law firms about improvements to their career management policies and procedures.
In some legal markets this has become a very important strategic issue - not just
one of internal human resources management. In...
If you're looking for the latest
"buzz" about social media ethics and professional responsibility for lawyers
(and their employees), I highly recommend Jay Strother's article, Just Being Social ,
published in the March/April edition...
"Johnson" blog had an entertaining, and all too true, post several days
ago: " Airlinese ." It pokes fun at the awkward butchering of the
English language on commercial airlines.
To some extent, I think that...
Listening to a law firm
administrator explain how he handles internally sensitive issues at his law
firm over a business dinner one evening, I remarked, "You're a benevolent
dictator! Sounds like it's working for you! Management by consensus...
Fire the person who hired him or her. Over the years, I've told a few horror
stories involving receptionists. Two that immediately come to mind, include:
dangling, shoeless one , and the one that told
the caller to get lost .
Most employees of law firms are in a
great position to help in the firm's business development efforts - or help damage
them. A lot of that depends on how they are treated, how much that love or hate
their job, and are otherwise engaged in the...