WORKING REMOTELY: USEFUL GUIDANCE
I have, ironically, been planning to write on remote working for some time. The post was going to be in the “well being” series and, among other things, deal with issues like social isolation when working from home. Now, of course, social isolation is being forced upon us and working from home is becoming widespread. People are already putting up useful guidance on remote working in these difficult times, it is important that these are shared.
USEFUL LINKS SPECIFICALLY FOR LAWYERS
Smith Law Group wrote a post yesterday Law Firms Working Remotely During the Coronavirus Shutdown
This provides very detailed advice on hardware, software, digitizing files and troubleshooting tech problems.
Texas Young Lawyers Association (Jefferson W. Fisher) writes Pandemically challenged: teleworking in COVID-19 and what you need to know
Legal Talk Network has an article Remote Work – Keep America Moving
This, in turn has a link to an open document with many useful links on it. The plan is to keep this updated and they have invited additional posts. It is worthwhile looking at this regularly.
Evolve the Law Take Your Legal Department Remote Tomorrow
“Embrace flexibility and grace. This arrangement isn’t forever. You and your Legal Department will learn along the way. If you can remain committed to delivering excellent legal service, but stay flexible in the manner with which that’s done, chances are your team will rise to the occasion – and come back with new ideas and innovations you can put in place in non-crisis times.”
The Nasstarian Working Remotely as a Lawyer
MORE GENERAL GUIDANCE
Harvard Business Review Coronavirus Could Force Teams to Work Remotely
People Management – The dos and dont’s of remote working.
Zapier – Guide to Working Remotely
The Health and Safety Executive guidance on Lone Workers