How Engaging Flexible Legal Talent Can Help Legal Departments Navigate Economic Uncertainty

As the economy rebounds from the Covid-19 induced recession, law departments face a difficult challenge. In many instances, workflow in law departments has spiked to above pre-pandemic levels, but most law departments are unable to make permanent hires and remain under the budget pressure that existed during the pandemic. As a result, law departments are working harder than ever to keep up, with burnout and attrition as a common consequence.

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As Summer Temps Rise, the Need to Cut Costs Heats Up

The Buying Legal Council recently published results from their July “question of the week” survey, an update to an earlier survey distributed in April. The question, “how does your organization handle COVID-19,” is capturing a powerful trend: even as lockdowns are easing, the need to reduce costs is intensifying.

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Security Requirements in a COVID-19 Remote Work World

The COVID-19 outbreak has certainly changed the way that we view business operations in the short term but possibly forever.  While many organizations have business continuity plans in place, most plans only account for regional disasters.  Even for many mature organizations, they have not detailed a plan for situations with such a global impact as what COVID-19 has ushered.

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Returning to work: Not the same old, same old

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, many essential employees continued to go into an office while millions of other workers shifted to remote work. However, as governmental regulations are slowly lifted, some who are working from home (WFH) are now being asked to return to an office.

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