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A Quick Look at the In-House Staffing Trends in 2018Presented here are the “big picture” in-house staffing trends trends we’re seeing on hiring and staffing solutions for America’s corporate legal departments.
California’s New Workplace Laws Provide Additional Protections for Current and Prospective EmployeesSeveral new laws took effect on January 1, 2018 in the state of California. These state labor laws strengthen employees' and job seekers' rights.
Salary-History Bans: How to Navigate the Changing LegislationKnowing a job candidate's prior pay gives hiring managers useful insight during the interview process. But that line of inquiry might need to be buried forever. In states from Massachusetts to Oregon, as well as individual cities, new laws now prohibit asking a job candidate to disclose their previous salary. Some of the laws and penalties for infractions don't take effect until 2018 and beyond, but it's time to prepare hiring managers for a new reality.
Hire the Top Legal Pros in 2018To get premier talent, both law firms and corporate legal departments should be privy to the top jobs for 2018.
Why Thursday Is The Best Start DateMonday is the start of the work week, so it's naturally the best day to onboard a new employee, right? Not necessarily. In fact, Mondays are rarely a good day for a new employee to start a job. Instead, a growing number of law firms and corporations are choosing to have Thursday be a new employee's first day in the office.
Environmental Law Heroes
Earth Day 2017 is sparking a renewed national conversation about environmental affairs. The Trump Administration believes that the government’s environmental protection measures need scaling back.
Seeing the Way to Equal Pay: Law Firms Must Scrutinize How They Award Bonuses and Promotions
If you see women wearing red today, here’s why: It’s Pay Equity Day, and the color symbolizes women being “in the red” due to gender-based pay discrepancies.
The Cream of the Crop, The Top of the Heap: What Are Law Firms Really Looking for in Summer Associates?
In the last of our three-part series on how law students can best position themselves for summer internships, we go straight to the lawyers and firms that interview candidates vying for those coveted positions.