It’s not always easy to take six months off work for maternity leave. You have open cases, you know the clients better than anyone, and deals are in the pipeline that needs your input.
At the same time, you feel that leaving your little one at home with a babysitter or nanny at this early stage is not the best thing for the baby – and maybe not the best thing for you either.
So without judgment toward ladies that return to work quickly after the birth of their child, you and your law firm have been looking toward a work-from-home situation.
Why is the firm so interested in setting up a remote office for you?
To put it simply, you’re a hard person to replace!
(That’s a good thing.)
So, you and one of the firm’s administrative support staff start looking into what it will take to allow you to work at your pace and on your schedule from your home office.
What was your first step?
It was to call the IT professionals of Compunet.
The Compunet team has been caring for your firm’s IT for years, and you trust their staff enough to give them access to your home.
That’s a big deal.
In Your Conversations With Compunet, You Discover The Following About How They Support Vancouver Area Lawyers Working From Home.
After you and the admin assistant had your conversation with the Compunet representative, the decision was made to start the ball rolling.
What happened after that?
Compunet set up a convenient time for them to stop by your home and set up your computer with:
In fact, the setup on your home computer so seamlessly mimicked your setup at the firm that you were able to jump into your work without any learning curve at all!
The obvious answer is that the firm does not have to lose the input of a valuable member of their team for an extended period of time and the clients can continue to be served by the same lawyers.
But there is more to the story.
You see, maternity leave is not the only instance where a work-from-home situation is advantageous to both the lawyer and the firm. Other life events that may cause individuals to consider this option are:
Of course! Today’s IT support is not the same as it was ten years ago. No longer does a technician have to physically be in the same room as the computer that they are maintaining. With advancements in technology has come the ability for IT support technicians to securely take remote control of a computer and use that control to diagnose, update, patch, and repair as needed.
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Author: Joe Martin, Date: 2018-07-05