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While February was a disappointing month for U.S. job gains, the legal industry was among those that exceeded expectations.

TOP 3 Statistics In February’s Job Report
  • The only sector with significant job outperformance was professional and business services, which added 42,000 positions in the month of February. The sector, which includes lawyers, accountants and consultants, is up more than 530,000 jobs in the past year.
  • The government said the U.S. economy added just 20,000 jobs last month, far short of the 180,000 increase expected by economists polled.
  • February was the worst month for job growth since September 2017.

Tip and Top 3 courtesy of CNBC.com’s article “Here’s where the jobs are — in one chart

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To be the best possible future employer to a new hire, cross-check any remaining contingencies before you extend an offer.

TOP 3 Post-Offer-Extension Contingencies That Lead To Offers Being Declined/Rescinded
  • Needing to navigate a non-compete after an offer has been extended/accepted
  • Requiring a reference from a current employer after an offer has been extended/accepted
  • Waiting more than three to four weeks to start a candidate after an offer has been extended/accepted
Wednesday, 15 May 2019, 15:10
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Looking to jump start your legal technology career but don’t know how? Check out a broad e-discovery technology professional certificate that has hit the market from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law in Part Nineteen of TRU CEO Jared Coseglia’s certification series for Legaltech News, “E-discovery Tech Training in 12 Modules.” Click here to read the full article!

Thursday, 02 May 2019, 09:30
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According to LinkedIn research, 94% of employees say they would stay longer at a company that invests in their learning.

TOP 3 Reasons Employers Should Invest In Employee Education
  • Workers in 2018 quit at the highest rate since 2001 and employers need to stem the tide in 2019.
  • The “skills gap” that has plagued American employers for years has been neutralized in other industrialized economies through commitment to learning and development of existing employees.
  • LinkedIn’s report saw a drop from 49% in 2017 to 27% in 2019 of professionals who cited “limited budget” as their top challenge.

Tip and TOP 3 courtesy of cnbc.com’s article “LinkedIn: 94% of employees say they would stay at a company longer for this reason—and it’s not a raise

Wednesday, 01 May 2019, 15:08