Paralegal Podcast Episode 35

The Billable Hour Struggle IS Real

In this solo episode of the Paralegals on Fire! Podcast Show, Ann Pearson shares some actionable strategies that you can do right now that have the potential to increase your pay, job security, and future job prospects.

If you’ve ever wondered “Why should I care how many billable hours I have, it’s only making the firm more money not me?” then this episode if for you! Ann covers why it matters particularly for paralegals with billable hour requirements and shares three easy tips you can start today that might make the difference in whether or not you meet your annual goal.

Your Actionable Strategy

In all of our podcast episodes, we try to give paralegals an actionable strategy that they can take away from the show because we know your time is valuable.

In this podcast episode, Ann wants you to listen to Episode 27 for Paralegal Time Management Tips.

Strategy #1: Change your mindset about billable hours. Make billable hours work to your advantage!

Strategy #2: Understand your role as a timekeeper.

Strategy #3: Use your timer to capture ALL those billable hours

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  • Laura June 28, 2022 at 6:06 pm Reply

    Good Podcast! Was able to relate and will implement the mindset and tasks suggested.

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