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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.
New IOS App Provides Authoritative Guide for Legal WritersDon't your persuasive communications skills deserve ongoing attention?
Tapping Into The Legal Job Market To Reach Key Talent
Today’s legal job market is complex. While some areas are saturated with professionals with specific skill sets, other areas have a high demand for those same professionals, including paralegals and legal assistants.
The History of Labor Day
Labor Day weekend originated as an important day of tribute for American workers. Check out our infographic below to see the History of Labor Day, illustrated.
Practicing in a Virtual Law Firm
Have you considered joining a virtual law firm or practice? Are virtual law practices or law firms a growing trend?
UPDATE: What Employers and Employees Need to Know About FLSA Overtime Changes
Changes to the revised Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) have now been finalized, impacting more than 4 million working Americans. The FLSA is the federal law that governs overtime pay, among other labor issues.