Associates in law firms almost universally bemoan billable hour requirements. It’s frequently cited as the No. 1 thing attorneys hate about the practice of law. Yet, weaning young professionals from the billable hours performance metric can be a challenge. Why?Continue reading
Category Archives: Perspectives
Are Employee Reviews Really A Good Idea?
Recently, a former Fortune 500 Human Resources Director was interviewed about employee performance reviews.
Her advice: Do away with them.Continue reading
Travel Time – To Pay or Not To Pay?
Employers are often unsure as to whether they must pay nonexempt employees for travel time. Most employers are aware that they generally do not have to pay employees for normal travel from home to work and back. However, the issue becomes more difficult when nonexempt employees travel to various customer locations, trade shows, client meetings, etc.Continue reading