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Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Employment Probation Period: Definition, Template & How to Implement

May 16, 2018

Via: Fit Small Business

An employment probation period, referred to as a probationary period, is a time frame used to determine whether a new hire will work out. A probationary period may be risky if set up incorrectly, as it may violate local labor […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor, Workplace Safety & Health

Want to Create a Trans-Inclusive company? Invest in These 2 Things.

May 14, 2018

Via: Entrepreneur

Even as pop culture and mass media feature more and more transgender representation, the workplace remains a hotbed of discrimination. In a 2015 study, 30 percent of trans people reported being fired, denied a promotion or otherwise mistreated in the […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

28 Most Inspiring Management Quotes

May 10, 2018

Via: Fit Small Business

Managers are uniquely positioned to influence their businesses by how they lead their teams. But even managers have their low days, and like everyone else, could do with some motivation to maintain a positive influence on those they work with. […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Legal sector adds 800 jobs in April

May 7, 2018

Via: ABA Journal

The legal services sector added 800 jobs in April, according to the latest figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The total number of legal jobs in April was 1,136,300, according to seasonally adjusted figures released Friday. The bureau revised […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Law Firm Criticized for Client Recruiting Technique

May 4, 2018

Via: FindLaw

While marketing is important for law firms, the line between legal marketing and improper solicitation can often be a little bit fuzzy. When a law firm wades into the fuzzy areas, it’s probably a smart move to take a step […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Internal vs. External Recruiting: Tips, Tools & Benchmarks

May 1, 2018

Via: Fit Small Business

Internal recruiting is hiring and promoting candidates that already work for you. External recruiting is looking for new hires outside your organization. Therefore, internal vs. external recruiting isn’t really an either/or situation as most successful companies typically do both. It […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor, Finance

What Do You Do When You Overpay Former Employees?

April 23, 2018

Via: FindLaw Free Enterprise

Under a program that began in 1991, Milwaukee County employees were allowed to “buyback” seasonal or part-time employment that otherwise would not have been eligible for pension benefits and convert it into pension-worthy time. According to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

How to Move From the Law Office to the Corporate Suite

April 18, 2018

Via: FindLaw

The road to general counsel often starts at BigLaw, but does not go from there directly to the corporate Big Chair. Fewer corporations are hiring attorneys straight out of law firms to lead their legal business. In the past three […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Legal technicians belong in courtrooms

April 13, 2018

Via: ABA Journal Top Stories

One of the constant criticisms of the Washington limited license legal technician is that there only around 30 licensed technicians so far—even though the program is still in its infancy. A second challenge is that, currently, the LLLT cannot represent […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor, Workplace Safety & Health

Being Vulnerable Is the Boldest Act of Business Leadership

April 3, 2018

Via: Entrepreneur

Talking about vulnerability in the workplace can be a conversation killer. Being vulnerable gets a bad rap, especially in the context of relationships and workplaces. Everyone has an opinion on the word vulnerability. People try to hide their vulnerabilities at all […]