How Many Parents Are Leaving the Workforce Due to COVID-19?
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How Many Parents Are Leaving the Workforce Due to COVID-19?

According to this survey by Cleo, the number is quite significant. Leaving the workforce: In April, 20% said they were considering leaving the workforce. In June, 33% (1 in 3) of those surveyed report having at least one parent that has either left the workforce or dropped down to part-time, most likely the female parent/mother…

Linked: In the Covid-19 Economy, You Can Have a Kid or a Job. You Can’t Have Both.
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Linked: In the Covid-19 Economy, You Can Have a Kid or a Job. You Can’t Have Both.

I’ve been thinking about this when it comes to law firms rusing to “get back to normal”. Are they considering what happens to staff with kids who may or may not be going to daycare over the Summer, let alone to school in the Fall? “Last week, I received an email from my children’s principal,…

Can a Virtual Conference Add Enough Value to Charge Attendees?
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Can a Virtual Conference Add Enough Value to Charge Attendees?

In the past couple of weeks, we’ve seen two of the bigger conferences in the legal tech and eDiscovery fields announce that they will be totally online this year. Relativity Fest will be 100% virtual, and free to attend. Meanwhile ILTA’s annual conference will likewise be online, but cost members $350 for the week, or…

Linked: What ‘Back to Normal’ Looks Like for a Law Firm in Perth
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Linked: What ‘Back to Normal’ Looks Like for a Law Firm in Perth

This is the approach more people need to take. For a lot of work that we do in the legal industry, and others. ““With what people have said, it’s nice to have the option, and there are some things that can be done far more efficiently at home,” said Blycha, a resources projects partner at…