What I’m Sharing (weekly) July 12, 2020

What I’m Sharing (weekly) July 12, 2020

Ways companies can measure workers’ mental health

A Professional Recruiter’s Top 5 Insider Tips for Stress-free Networking and Interviewing

Law Firms Are Seeing Renewed Competition—from Clients
– “Corporate legal teams, under the gun to cut costs and empowered by powerfully simple technology, are increasingly in-housing work that was once sent to outside counsel.”

The pandemic is wrecking the typical 9-to-5 workday. Good riddance.

Be aware of how anxiety affects your job search skills

No Excuse Not to Use a Password Manager

Working Through a Personal Crisis

The Expanding Role and Influence of the Modern Litigation Support or E-Discovery Manager

The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly Side Of AI

Stop Using 123456 as a Password

Tell Congress to Vote Yes on Giving Us All Access to Affordable, High-Speed Internet
– If much of the world moves to #WFH, affordable internet will be the dividing line for who can work, and who cannot.

Gender Pay Gap Wide Atop In-House Counsel Ladder, May Be Closing

Exif Data: What is it?

Linked: California Enacts Statutes Which Will Make Discovery More Costly
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Linked: California Enacts Statutes Which Will Make Discovery More Costly

Ah California, making things difficult for us poor Litigation Support folks. SB 370 changes the rules in California, and could, potentially be quite messy and expensive, depending on how the rules get clarified in the Courts. In a nutshell, it’s going to change how we produce documents: “Going forward, the producing party is required to…

Linked: Lessons from legal service companies (Part 1)
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Linked: Lessons from legal service companies (Part 1)

This series at Trial by Tech may be something you want to keep an eye on over the next couple of upcoming posts. I’m sure I will but I think this first part, identifying why legal consumers are turning to legal service companies can really be boiled down to this: “In another survey posted by…

Linked: My Biggest Competition – The Lawyer’s Super Cheap “Young Person”
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Linked: My Biggest Competition – The Lawyer’s Super Cheap “Young Person”

I’ve seen this tendency as well, though I have not yet seen anyone bring in their “good with computers” kid to run trial presentation. Still, I think what he talks about at the link is something attorneys need to take a moment and think about: “Today, I talk about what I still consider to be…

Linked: ‘Don’t Label Clients as the Problem’: General Counsel Respond to Claims They Are at Fault for Mental Health Crisis
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Linked: ‘Don’t Label Clients as the Problem’: General Counsel Respond to Claims They Are at Fault for Mental Health Crisis

There is clearly a mental health issue in the legal industry, but who is really to blame? That’s not so clear and clients aren’t taking the blame laying down – “The response follows the most recent piece in Law.com’s “Minds Over Matters” yearlong series: an article titled “Constantly on Call” that states that “client demands…