For our annual Trends issue this year, we have identified a dozen different issues or points of departure that we’ll be watching in the coming year. Twelve for ’12, we call it. Here’s the list: STRESS ON THE COURTS Read ...
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Credit and criminal history background checks, an integral part of the employment screening process, are becoming hot-button issues in the courts. They are potential minefields for employers. In the electronic age, employers are able to research applicants’ backgrounds quickly and ...Read More »
Maybe you’re blasé about blogs, turned off by tweets, skeptical of the whole social media scene. That hands-off policy may hurt you and your client. Lawyers no longer have the luxury of ignoring social media, even if they choose not ...Read More »
Given the number of social media sites reviewing everything from barbeque to Botox, some law firm consultants say that lawyers should be asking their clients to post positive reviews on websites like Yelp!, Avvo and Google Hotpot. Dale Tincher, a ...Read More »