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Introverts are dreading a return to the noise, crowds and small talk of ‘normal’ life Why Now Is the Best Time in 20 Years to Make a Job Move in E-Discovery How to Manage Your Total Cost of Review: Keeping Collections on Target  – It’s simple really, collect less data and everything costs less. Why do phishing attacks work? Blame the humans, not the technology Encryption Has Never Been More Essential—or Threatened As The Talent Wars Ramp Up, How Poach-Proof Are Your Employees? Mental health at work: How employers can help Technology, processes and people can close the cyber talent…
Nothing about those numbers sounds like a diverse, welcoming, workplace for women, and minority groups. Leaders, you need to be better than this.  How do you think your industry would fair in a survey like this?… Read More The post Linked: Male Leaders Are the Leading Cause of Burnout for Working Women, Study Finds appeared first on Mike McBride Online. If you want to see more like this, consider subscribing to the RSS Feed.…
The first thing that jumped out at me is that I am very glad to see people taking learning into their own hands instead of waiting for their company to train them. I have always been a big fan of that. Your career, is your career, and you should act that way when it comes to learning new skills. The second thing I thought was, if 77% of people are ready to learn new skills, as a company, you need to step up and offer opportunities for people to do just that. Very few people are going to be happy…
Why Judges, Lawyers And Court Employees Need More Mental Health Support Nine Signs A Remote Employee Is Struggling With Stress Or Anxiety Is Microsoft 365 Actually a Security Risk? Cooperation and Collaboration in E-Discovery is Still the TARget Insights from the e-Discovery Community on a Year of Remote Work Anti-Asian Racism Is A Mental Health Crisis And It’s Finally Time For Workplaces To Change It Cybersecurity Training: An Imperative for Your Law Firm The Guilt of Not Working More, When We’re Done for the Day Navigating Social Media Retention and Collection During E-Discovery From AI to Zoom: How the Covid-19…
Now, I’ve left a few jobs over the years, including some that were remote, which I think is a new challenge for a lot of places right now. Most of the time, the departing employee is not exactly top of mind for the organization. You’ve got work to do, and they are no longer part of the plan. I get that, but somebody probably wants to at least pay attention to what the employee is doing on the way out. … Read More The post Linked: Offboarding tips will prevent employee data theft when people leave the company appeared first on…
Luckily, with everything having remote options now, it’s actually pretty easy to pop in and simply listen without really being noticed, or at least, feeling a bit better about not being noticed. And, really, you should. Everyone should. Not because you necessarily have anything to add, but because you have an opportunity to listen. Listening to different groups of people talk about their issues will open your eyes to the things that we, as white men, don’t notice. It gives us the opportunity to hear about racism and sexism that still happens to real people that we know and interact…
See, the question that should be asked is how AT&T can afford to give users all the video streaming they want over their network for HBO Max, but forces caps on all of its users for their internet usage. Clearly, their network can handle the traffic of unlimited video streaming, so why do we let them use these excuses to limit access to the internet?… Read More The post Linked: AT&T’s HBO Max Deal Was Never Free appeared first on Mike McBride Online. If you want to see more like this, consider subscribing to the RSS Feed.…
For Newbies, Here Are Some eDiscovery Resources You Need to Know Law Firms Reduce Office Space: Three Reasons It’s Important Slack Says Letting Anyone Message Anyone With Few Limits Was ‘a Mistake’ Tech workers says their salaries have increased. But so have their mental health concerns Short Messages 101: Handling Chat Data During e-Discovery Don’t BE a Tool, GET a Tool! What Social Media Doesn’t Teach You About Effective Communication Podcast – Managing the Future of Work Work Won’t Love You Back: How Devotion to Our Jobs Keeps Us Exploited, Exhausted, and Alone Five Great Reads on eDiscovery for March…
There are 4 suggestions in the article below, and I encourage you to check them out and apply them in your workplace, toward everyone, but there’s something just so stereotypical that you can see a direct correlation between employee assistance programs and the number of women who work there. That tells me that we still, in 2021, expect men to just suck it up and not need help. That attitude is damaging, and in some cases killing, men as we speak. The same ones we work with everyday. Don’t we owe them more?… Read More The post Linked: 4 Ways
Imagine a world where every technical skill you now have, will be somewhat useless in 5 years? Oh wait, we don’t have to imagine it:… Read More The post Linked: The current rate of technological change means careerlong-learning is now a must appeared first on Mike McBride Online. If you want to see more like this, consider subscribing to the RSS Feed.…
The statistics really speak for themselves, only 13% of employees would feel comfortable talking about their mental health struggles, while 89% of employees having mental health struggles know that they impact their work. That says a lot. It says that … Read More The post Linked: The UK’s Mental Health Issues in the Workplace – 5 statistics appeared first on Mike McBride Online. If you want to see more like this, consider subscribing to the RSS Feed.…
Will work from home outlast virus? Ford’s move suggests it might – If you’ve been doing it for a year, there’s no reason you can’t continue to. No Simple Way Forward: Inside E-Discovery’s Collaboration Data Problem Tech competency needs to be taught in law school, associate dean says Can We Stop Pretending SMS Is Secure Now? 9 Traits That Promote Stress & Undercut Mental Strength At Work Mental Health Day for Stress Relief: How to Tell the Boss You Need a Day Off E-Discovery in 2021 is a Brave New World Court Gives Plaintiffs No “Slack” in Producing Collaboration App…
I think the headline really speaks for the entire article. We can get all the self-care tips in the world, do yoga on the regular, eat well, and everything else, but if we work in a place that regularly requires 60 hour work weeks, ridiculous deadlines, and doesn’t really give us some control over work that we enjoy, that’s still going to be a recipe for burnout.  If you have any employees that report to you, go read the article and consider what it is that you are doing with your own workplace. Are they headed for burnout? Do you…
It may not be a huge surprise to know that I agree with Neil Gordon on this one: “It turns out that a public speaker’s most important asset isn’t their theatricality, their story, or how extroverted and boisterous they are. It’s their capacity to help their audience to believe that change is possible.”… Read More The post Linked: Why Introverts Can Be the Best Public Speakers appeared first on Mike McBride Online. If you want to see more like this, consider subscribing to the RSS Feed.…