What's next after #MeToo? Experts say bullying represents the new "frontier" for workplace rights battles. In this exclusive investigation by Off the Record, real lawyers share their harrowing experiences of micro-management, harassment, humiliation, name-calling, verbal abuse and even physical assault.
Burnout has become a hot topic for professionals in 2019. As “flexible work” continues to invade our private lives, lawyers are being asked to handle the heat or wither. Listen to real lawyers share their experiences of stress and burnout in this compelling episode of LSJ's podcast series.
2018 has seen an historic outpouring of men and women sharing their stories of sexual harassment at work. Until now, lawyers have remained relatively silent about their own #MeToo stories. But the whisperings are growing louder. Episode 2 of Off The Record exposes a hidden scourge driving talent away from the profession.
Studies have shown lawyers are three times as likely as the general population to be problem drinkers, and yet alcohol is served at almost every work function in the legal industry. And while many lawyers are aware of the risks around depression and mental health in the legal industry, the “drinking culture” in law is often less spoken about. Episode one of Off the Record investigates alcohol use and abuse in the legal profession and includes interviews with psychologist and CEO of the Happiness Institute Tim Sharp as well as former Channel Seven journalist and recovering alcoholic Talitha Cummins.