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OFFICE HUMOR

No one’s immune to workplace stress

 

INSIGHT

Feeling stuck and disorganized? Here’s how to turn things around

By Bianca Moreiras  bio
After working 30 years in the legal arena with highly skilled, highly skeptical attorneys I have learned that keeping myself in a positive “can do” frame of mind helps…


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YOUR CAREER

9 critical rules for managing former peers when you get promoted

Just promoted to administrator from within the ranks? Congratulations . . . and beware. It’s not easy to manage former…


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INCREASING PROFITS

7 steps you can take now to improve next year’s bottom line

Year-end is a great time to evaluate the firm’s finances and make a plan to improve next year’s bottom line. Even if the year…


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HOLIDAY SEASON

U.S. employers to offer much merriment over the holidays

Bloomberg Law has released the results of its annual year-end holiday practices survey on how companies manage paid holidays and days off, office parties, and…


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DIVERSITY LAW FIRMS

NALP releases their 2017 Report on Diversity in U.S. Law Firms

The National Association for Law Placement (NALP) has released its 2017 Report on Diversity in U.S. Law Firms based on the recent analyses of the 2017-2018 NALP Directory of Legal Employers (NDLE)—the annual compendium of legal employer data published by NALP. The report shows that women and Black/African-Americans made small gains in representation at major U.S. law firms in 2017 compared with 2016. However, representation of both these groups remains below 2009 levels. Significant findings: Representation of women, minorities, and minority women among associates saw small gains in 2017, but representation of women and African Americans is still below pre-recession levels. In 2017, representation of women, minorities, and minority women among partners in law firms across the nation all increased a small amount over 2016. Representation of women among lawyers… . . . read more

INSIGHT

4 steps to hit the reset button with your team in 2018

By Audrey Epstein  bio
The New Year brings with it the opportunity for change, growth, and renewal. We commit to accomplish new goals or resolve to finally complete…


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COMPLIANCE

The 10 assumptions NOT to make when doing your OSHA 300s

December is here and it’s time for the logs. No, not the yule logs—the OSHA 300 logs! It’s time to get the…


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MANAGING THE OFFICE

Vacation trends by city: Who’s leaving vacation days on the table and why?

U.S. workers will not leave work very far behind—if at all—during the week of December 25, according to Robert Half’s holiday survey. Eighteen percent of workers plan to…


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IMPROVING PRODUCTIVITY

How to stage your office for improved productivity

Is clutter slowing down productivity in your office?
Clutter is a major distraction and eats up time, says Pat Heydlauff of Energy Design, a productive-focused environment company…


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