Daily Dispatch


The Friday Five

Five Questions to Ask a New Client

By | Oct.17.14 | 2 Comments

It's one of the fundamentals they drummed into you in law school: It is your job to know the answers. That's why clients seek your help, right? How you prove you are smart, and why[...]

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Hiring

Using Social Media as a Screening Tool for New Hires

By | Oct.16.14 | No Comments

Recruiting and hiring a new employee is never easy. Last time I talked about different ways you can use social media to find better job candidates. For some, though, the most diffi[...]

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Curmudgeon's Perspective

Not My First Time at the Fashion Rodeo

By | Oct.15.14 | 1 Comment

I've been through a few fashion trends and I appreciate others' perspectives on style. In our profession, it’s important to look ... professional. Looking good can help bolste[...]

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To Quote or Not to Quote: Either Way, Check Your Source

By | Oct.14.14 | 1 Comment

The Internet is awesome. It's also horrible. It's the greatest timesaver in human history (okay, maybe air travel, but it's up there). It's also the biggest time-suck. With so much[...]

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Hidden Expenses

True Cost of an Employee

By | Oct.13.14 | 3 Comments

If you ask the head of most any law firm about the compensation for a given employee, you’ll likely hear something like “$15 an hour” or “$50,000 a year.” Of course the [...]

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The Friday Five

Words for Friends: 5 Ways to Grab Attention Online

By | Oct.10.14 | No Comments

If you want people to notice you online, it doesn't take a marketing genius to know it's all about the visuals — a photo, infographic or video will out-pull your wall of wo[...]

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