Retention

This is FindLaw's Law Firm Management Center's collection of free articles on Retention. Finding ways to keep your law firm's attorneys and staff engaged can be a challenge. There are many ways to retain talent at your law firm. For example, leading a balanced life outside of work can increase employee morale and retention. Start your research with FindLaw.
Retention Articles
    • Tips to Avoid Office Back Pain and Workplace Injuries
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      Eighty percent of Americans experience back pain in their lifetime and this ailment can have serious implications for job security by negatively affecting even the most dedicated employee's ability to go to work.

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    • Responding to the Diversity Challenge
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      How is the challenge of diversity actually playing itself out in the legal profession? Is it just the latest buzzword? Or is it a necessary strategy for improving relations with clients, enhancing innovation and building future business?

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    • Tokenized at Work?
      Provided by Linda Bates Parker

      Often, people develop a very narrow understanding of what it means to be a minority or a person of color in this society. We all have stereotypes and prejudices that limit our understanding of people whose race, identity, ethnicity, religion, culture etc. are different than ours.

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    • Dreaming of Business Success, Not Dwelling on Color
      Provided by Marvin V. Greene

      Silicon Valley telecommunications executive Robert E. Knowling, Jr. acknowledges he's hardly a "household word" in mainstream Black America. But given his personal and professional goals, Knowling likes it that way.

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    • Use Personality Assessment for Better Hiring
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      Hiring has always been a game of odds; particularly in the law profession. We see a candidate's resume, check references and do a face-to-face. Then most of us reach a decision based on a slightly educated hunch. The data on lawyer retention makes it clear how much of a crapshoot hiring really is.

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    • Women Not Gaining Ground in Big Law Firms, Says NAWL Report
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      Given the benefits of equal treatment and diversity in the profession, how did women in the biggest 200 law firms fare?

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    • Sexual Harassment: What If It Happened at Your Firm?
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      Law firms tend not to take sexual harassment complaints seriously enough. Firms should investigate an employee's complaint as meticulously as they would a client's.

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    • Exploring Culturally Specific Styles in the Workplace
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      While rules for business attire have changed significantly in the last decade, in both "business" and "business casual" dress environments, few employers have yet dared to raise a crucial question: What about ethnic and religious styles?

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    • How to Effectively Manage Remote Staff
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      When offered the option, many people will jump at the chance to work remotely, but working remotely brings many new challenges to both the employee and the employer.

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    • Leadership Mistakes That Erode Your Firm's Will to Win
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      For any team, the only acceptable result should be winning. But all too often, things don't go as planned--and when first this project and then that project veer off course, teams start showing signs of a disease that can kill execution. Read on to find out how the disease of "failing elegantly" can infect your organization and how to cure it.

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