MANAGEMENT + BUSINESS ACUMEN
Your Crisis Is Not My Emergency: Mindfulness Techniques to Manage StressContains 2 Component(s) Includes a Live Web Event on 10/28/2021 at 11:00 AM (CDT)
Many legal information professionals are busy with new students, attorneys, judges, and clerks. This is in addition to the regular stresses we encounter in our jobs, both internal and external.
Change Management and Legal Users: Driving Efficiency and Adopting New Tools to Increase Productivity (Thomson Reuters Webinar)Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 09/22/2021
With the proliferation of data, comes the need to adapt and change ways of working to drive value and efficiency. In many ways, the market is responding to that need through the development of new tools and processes designed for legal researchers.
How Well Do You Know Your Expert Witnesses (or Opposing Counsel's)? (LexisNexis Partner Webinar)Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 09/15/2021
During this session, you will learn how to complete common expert witnesses research tasks more efficiently such as, finding deep background on a potential expert witness, including challenges to past testimony, and how to assess an expert’s knowledge, experience, and competence.
Onboarding When You Can’t Shake HandsContains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 08/05/2021
Onboarding is a vital component of hiring and retention, and onboarding remotely presents an additional layer of complexity to the process.
Recognizing and Resolving Discrimination in the WorkplaceContains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 04/29/2021
Do you know how to identify and deal with at-work discrimination that may harm you, your colleagues, or your institution? Are you facing racial or other types of discriminatory practices in your workplace? It may be difficult to decipher microaggressions or other subtle yet harmful forms of racism or discrimination, or to effectively recognize and remedy these behaviors in ourselves and others. While workplace provisions may be in place, it can be challenging for those impacted to navigate the process.
The Ferengi Mindset: Library Leadership Under the Rules of AcquisitionContains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 03/16/2021
Many law librarians do not feel that they have the power, savvy, or information needed to act as strong advocates for their libraries and push back against administrators and other stakeholders when being asked to make changes to their budget or services.
Live Interview Series: So You Wanna Learn to Manage UpContains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 03/11/2021
Managing up is a strategy every employee can use to work with a supervisor to get the best possible results for all involved. It can improve relationships, facilitate getting buy-in for your ideas, and help navigate difficult situations—leading to better job satisfaction.
State of the Legal Market in 2021 (Thomson Reuters Partner Webinar)Contains 2 Component(s)
Last year taught us many things including the need for accurate, timely, and meaningful information to make sound decisions. For law firms, this means understanding the market forces impacting their businesses, and leveraging the most up-to-date competitive intelligence information possible to drive tactical and strategic decisions.
Government Law Library Funding: Advocacy Training for Law LibrariesContains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 02/11/2021
Government law libraries are funded in a variety of ways: through local, state, or federal budgets, court fees and fines, subscriptions, or a combination of all of those. Many court systems are currently re-evaluating the impacts of court fees and fines on members of the public, and government budgets are facing significant cuts due to the pandemic. Now more than ever, government law librarians and their allies must effectively advocate for full funding of their libraries. This webinar will empower participants with successful advocacy strategies they can implement at their institutions.
Live Interview Series: So You Wanna Practice Cultural CompetenceContains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 02/10/2021
This month, in our “So You Wanna…?” interview, we will follow up on our popular interview from last May, where we began to discuss cultural competence. In light of events like the Black Lives Matter protests and the deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, cultural competence is now more important than ever. Now that we’re aware of the concepts, what should we actively be doing to manage communication in our classrooms and workspaces about such an emotional topic?
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