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Our second Bill 96 webinar focused on how the recently adopted bill will affect traditional tasks within a human resource context. Topics such as employment agreements and obligations, understanding the translation requirements, and how to prepare your communications with your employees were addressed by our expert panelists, Tania Da Silva and Stephanie Blakely, both prominent lawyers at DLA Piper.
Navigating the Pandemic: Business Development Tips for Lawyers
As we close in on the six-month mark of the COVID-19 pandemic, many legal teams are getting more accustomed to a new way to work. The shift to remote working arrangements has impacted how we interact with our co-workers, but the lack of in-person interactions has undoubtedly been even more challenging when it comes to business development and networking opportunities. These are challenges that can be overcome with the right strategies and tactics.
How to Maintain Business Development and Networking During a Pandemic
A global pandemic is no excuse to slack on networking and business development and is an opportunity to take hold of the extraordinary communicative powers to which the current legal profession has access, says CEO of Alexa Translations Gary Kalaci.
Language is happening around you 24/7. From the first person you talk to when you wake up in the morning to the last person you say “goodnight” to before you go to bed. Language has never been more important than it is today! The world of language is developing quickly and it is hard to keep up. There are around 6,500 spoken languages in the world; however about 2000 of them have fewer than 1000 speakers.
It is critical that in-house counsel and lawyers in private practice communicate effectively with their clients. Quick, concise communications become especially crucial during crisis situations, such as responding to a global pandemic.