According to U.S. News, Legal firms are expected to hire more paralegals and legal assistants in the forthcoming years; thus the opportunities in this field are plentiful. A great way to get ahead in the law industry, is by running your career the way every CEO runs their company: from a high altitude, and always looking ahead to the horizon to either look for new opportunities, or create them. With the currently healthy legal market, and constant demand for legal services in the United States, paralegals can now build and control their own marketability by changing
Many of us spend large amounts of time working, but often forget the importance of the environment we’re working in. It has been proven that the spaces we occupy can influence us mentally and emotionally, without us being aware of it. We can use this knowledge to make the best of our work surroundings to maximize our efficiency and help promote focus and productivity. The following are small adjustments we can make in our home or office work zones that can significantly bump up our work days.
Set Your Workstation
The first thing to make sure we have, in order to achieve maximum productivity is establishing an area dedicated solely for work. Whether we’re at home or at the office, designing a dedicated
The United States has become a nation of rich linguistic diversity. This has led various businesses to incorporate cross-cultural communication practices to better serve their clients, employees, and/or target markets. One way to serve your desired audience in spite of any language barrier, is by hiring a professional interpreter. This service relies on exceptional listening abilities, public speaking skills, and the capacity to immediately convert any cultural references into equivalent statements the intended audience will comprehend. There are many ways interpreters can achieve this, depending on the needs of the speakers or listeners. The following is a list of the major types of interpreting services that are offered here at JG & Associates:
1. Simultaneous Interpreting
This style of interpretation is one of the most common ones. It is typically used in large-scale
You may think your current job holds no relation to event planning professions. This industry is often perceived as an easy and glamorous way to earn a good living. The truth is, these professionals are among the most hardworking individuals who encounter many of the same pressures that most careers possess. As individuals who know the art of creating a vision and seeing it through to execution, they are perfect examples to look up to and learn from on how to better fulfill our own occupations. The following are some of their tips we can incorporate in our own work lives.
If you are a legal professional, a key to your success is staying current in the rapidly changing world of technology, as it can improve the efficiency of your tasks. With the rise of easy access to information at the palm of your hand, your smartphone can be another tool to simplify your work-life and make your clients happier. There are countless apps available to help with legal research, signature capture, document management, and even time-tracking. Here are the top 6 apps that can help you enhance the productivity of your job.
Fastcase (iOS & Android)
Having a law library readily available is a must for every paralegal. This free app lets you have on-the-go access to cases and statutes for all 50 states and the federal government. It includes a fully-
Being an interpreter is not easy. You have to listen, memorize, change the words to the target language, and finally say them out loud accurately. Ask a bilingual person with no training to do it and you'll start getting summaries and omissions of the original statement. Now, on top of that add all the legal vocabulary (i.e. lien, arraignment, pro se, etc) and it'll be messy. So these are the top 5 qualities a law firm should look for when scheduling an interpreter:
I'm putting this one at the top because it's an easy if not the best to gauge how good the interpreter is. Of course, just the fact that someone has been doing something for a long time doesn't mean that they're great at it. But it does mean that they have probably encountered many of the legal terms before and that they are used to the ways attorneys tend to ask questions. I