Temp Staff Demand Greatest for Paralegals, Legal Support Staff, Attorneys

Isn't it just great to be in demand? "Temporary legal staffing is the most consistently fast growing segment of the contingent workforce in the United States and is largely driven by merger and acquisition activity and litigation-related work, according to a new report by Staffing Industry Analysts, the premier provider of market intelligence about the contingent workforce.   -- Over...

“Virtual Paralegal Services Introduces Virtual Workspace”

Well, this new paralegal business feature sounds interesting, dontcha think? "Virtual Paralegal Services, LLC, a provider of affordable, on-demand, experienced paralegal assistance exclusively for lawyers and their clients, today introduced its new Virtual Workspace. "VPS’ Virtual Workspace gives lawyers access to a highly secure collaborative environment for creating, storing and...

Ever thought about working as a “Mechanical Turk”?

Yeah, the first thing you're asking (I did too!), is what is a Mechanical Turk? "Some day, your boss could be a faceless Mechanical Turk who doles out tasks over the Internet. For nearly a year, Amazon.com's Mechanical Turk has paid amounts ranging from one cent to several dollars for tasks that take a few seconds to a few minutes to complete. The jobs include taking surveys, contributing to...

“Paralegal offers a new twist on a traditional job”

Will this news about going independent convince you to do the same? "Paralegal Laura Hunt stumbled upon her career by accident. "'I originally went to nursing school at WestConn for about a year, right out of high school in 1996, but I didn't really like it,' said Hunt, now 27. "Nine years ago, the Brookfield woman decided to pursue other avenues and began looking for a job. She...