May 01, 2020 The Management Issue

Hiring Doesn’t Take 20/20 Vision

It does require an understanding of the 2020 requirements and legal pitfalls.

Daniel A. Schwartz
A young man having his vision tested with a phoropter.

A young man having his vision tested with a phoropter.

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While the uncertainty of the pandemic may make law firms defer some hiring decisions, eventually, your law firm will be hiring. But you’ve realized that hiring now seems harder than ever. There are the legal rules, and then there are the practical considerations. Plus, with a low overall unemployment rate, competition for talent is tighter than it’s been in a generation.

It’s enough to make you think you can make do with what you have. But as anyone involved in a law firm knows, change is a constant. Rather than being overwhelmed with the process and making mistakes, take time for preparation before starting the hiring process.

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