As a lawyer, you likely are accustomed to asking the questions. But more and more of your potential clients are vocalizing their own queries – literally.
Technology has enhanced how humans communicate, and the internet in particular is creating new forms of competition for traditional law firms and lawyers. In recent years, the advent of alternative legal service providers (ALSPs) has created an entirely new level of competition for law firms that traditionally practice in particular geographic areas and for particular types of clients.
What is sexual harassment?
Sexual harassment is unwanted conduct of a sexual nature against men or women.
An act of sexual harassment usually has the effect of violating a worker’s dignity, or can create an intimidating, hostile, degrading, humiliating or offensive environment for the workers. Conduct that amounts to sexual harassment does not have to be intentional. By law, all workers must be protected from sexual harassment at the workplace.
The businesses’ use of social media has increased significantly in recent times. The use of social media can be a great asset for businesses, if used in the right way. Social media can be act as a great tool for businesses to market its products and services, extend its loyal brand followers and ultimately acquire new customers.
‘Outsourcing’ is a term that is loosely connected with a wide range of business or commercial relationships. However, outsourcing most commonly refers to the process of sub-contracting the performance of a service or function to third parties instead of performing them in-house. The underlying rational for outsourcing services is that experts – often in jurisdictions with a significantly lower salary rates compared to those in which the outsourcing company operates – can provide a higher standard of service at a much lower rate than would have been possible if that service were to be provided internally.