Summer vacations give us time to relax, recuperate and reconnect. But eventually we also have to deal with reality.
If you’re back at the office trying to recall what it was like to spend the morning reading a novel instead of an opinion letter, here are a few ways to ease your transition back into work mode.
Before you leave
- Jot down a to-do list sorted by priority and deadline.
- Communicate clear expectations about your availability while away. Some lawyers refuse to create vacation alerts, lest clients or colleagues think they’re human. Don’t fall into this trap – you won’t