Is Flexible Working Too Focused on Female Talent?

This article was written for Lawyers Weekly. The original article was found via: https://www.lawyer-monthly.com/2018/05/is-flexible-working-too-focused-on-female-talent/.  Organisations must proactively encourage a culture of flexibility across the entire workforce, or risk negatively impacting employee engagement levels and the ability to attract and retain top talent. That is the advice from global talent acquisition and management specialist, Alexander Mann Solutions. The call[…]

The Cost of Interruptions for Lawyers

This article was written by Willie Peacock for GoClio. The original article was found via:  https://www.clio.com/blog/true-cost-of-interruptions-for-lawyers/ Whether it’s intrusions by infants or tremoring technology vibrating its way across your desk, staying focused is a big problem for legal professionals. 68% of legal professionals surveyed in the 2017 Legal Trends Report agreed with the statement that there are not enough[…]

Mother, lawyer and leader: How one lawyer aced flexible working

A principal at an Australian law firm has shared how her employer supported her to stay on her career path after having a child. Catherine Brooks is a principal specialising in workplace relations at Melbourne-based law firm Moores. Ms Brooks said she was teary when she told the other principals at the firm about her[…]

The times they are a’changing

So the legal market rolls from one rocky sea to another and we look to see who is at the helm of the law firms.  We have been talking to the managing partners of top 50 law firms in the past six months about how they are looking to improve performance of their firms and[…]

Achieving Work Life Balance

How to do it and why it is so important Putting in long hours every day all year round is considered normal for many professionals nowadays. But is this really the way to become more productive, successful or, happier? One way of achieving a better work-life balance is by gaining flexibility in working arrangements. According[…]