Jessica is a rock star at your firm. She does impeccable work, wins cases and is a joy to work with. The only issue with having a rock star on your roster is not only do you know she’s special, but other firms and companies know it too. Competitors can always entice her with more money, but simply giving her a raise isn’t always the answer. Here are three ways you can get Jessica to stick with you without paying her more.
Employee retention should be a top priority for your firm. It is expensive both financially and in terms of lost of productivity to have a revolving door of attorneys coming in and out. According to HR Dive, 75% of the causes of employee turnover are preventable. I speak with unhappy attorneys often and a lot of their complaints and reasons for wanting to leave a firm are things a firm can easily fix. Here are the top 3 reasons associates leave their firms and what you as an employer can do about it.
Every firm desires to have its best employees continue to contribute to the organization indefinitely. However, this is often easier said than done. Obviously paying your employee well and providing benefits can entice them to stay put, but a lot more goes into making sure an employee feel valued enough to not wander off to greener pastures.