The Dawg Blog is a collection of Law Dawgs company news and insights into the legal and corporate staffing industry.
Most everything in life has good aspects and bad. Temporary and permanent employees are no exception. The reality is that both types of professionals have the potential to boost the business of a law firm and/or corporate legal department. However, the converse holds true - there are times when hiring either a temp or permanent employee might be unfavorable. It's critical, therefore, for legal employers to know the good and bad associated with each so that they can make the right decision for their business... Continue Reading
Perhaps your law firm or corporate legal department is unsure whether it should begin using social media sites to recruit candidates. Or, maybe your company is using social media recruiting and it's pondering whether it should continue to do so. No matter the exact location you lie on within the social media recruiting spectrum, some recent statistics might influence your current hiring strategies... Continue Reading
While there are many different definitions of the term "company culture," or, "business culture," the differences in meaning are slight. For purposes of this post, it's safe to assume the phrases refer to the values and behaviors that shape the social and psychological behavior of a business. A company's culture is tremendously powerful and impacts such important business ideals as worker happiness and productivity... Continue Reading
Hiring a new candidate is not an easy task. It requires an extensive amount of obligations, manpower and expenses. In fact, according to a recent estimate by Entrepreneur.com, today's cost of recruiting, hiring and training a new employee is close to $4,000. As noted by The Staffing Stream, however, there might just be an effective way to reduce the costs associated with new hires... Continue Reading
According to the American Staffing Association, more than three million temporary and contract employees work for America's staffing companies during an average week. During the course of a year, America's staffing companies hire nearly 16 million temporary and contract employees. These personnel are placed in a wide variety of occupations – including a host of positions in the legal and corporate industries... Continue Reading