Everyone is not born a leader. To some it comes naturally, some may take leadership courses, and some just fail. Being a leader is not just a title of implied power, it requires that the person be an effective leader that people look up to and want to follow. A leadership style is a person’s style of … Continue reading Are You a Good Leader?
The decision to start your own firm is a huge step. You ponder whether or not you can handle it, whether or not you will be successful, or even how you will financially support yourself until clients start beating down your door. After the nervousness disappears and the excitement kicks in, you start planning. You … Continue reading Do Your Employees Represent Your Company Culture?
Every attorney knows that with good clients, comes the bad ones. Difficult clients should be expected with any business. Obtaining and maintaining clients is an essential part of having a successful firm. The clients are what drive the firm to become more successful. Clients seek out the assistance of attorneys because they themselves do not … Continue reading How to Handle Difficult Clients
Finding the perfect candidate with the skills you require can be an exhausting task. Even after countless hours of interviewing, you hire someone that ends up being a bad hire. Bad hires do not just create a disruption in productivity, a Bad Hire can cost your firm money. A new research study from CareerBuilder reveals … Continue reading How to Reduce the Risk of a Bad Hire
Making the decision to terminate an employee of your firm can be a hard task to carry out. Once you have made the decision and informed the employee that they are no longer apart of your firm, proactive measures must be taken to protect the firm’s data. Terminating an employee, whether for misconduct or a … Continue reading Is Your Firm Protected from Sabotage by a Former Employee?
How Contract Employees Can Benefit You Hiring a contract employee can benefit you in many ways. Your company may not be ready to hire someone on full time, or you may just need a person for a short amount of time to assist with a temporary project. Hiring employees in the traditional sense can be … Continue reading How Contract Employees Can Benefit You