An interesting blog article I read recently discusses the veracity of the term "transparency" in our business world today and whether it is considered a term to generally now mean that someone only wishes to *appear* to be transparent. (See Transparency in Business: Why It Matters, Posted by Experts Exchange on June 22, 2012.)
What my perfect court reporting scheduling world would look like:
Agency sends me an email and says, "Good Morning, hope all is well. I have 2 depos coming up that I wanted to see if you are available to take? They are set for __ and __, 2018, at 9:00 a.m. at _____. Set with realtime, rough, and standard delivery on the finals, they will be videota...
A recent poll asked 30 reporters how many different agencies they worked for in the year 2017. The average number was 18. The lowest responses were "1" and "2"; the highest responses were "43" and "50."
Clearly, networking firms are not the only ones who juggle volume and variety when contracting reporters to cover their work.