STATE OF LEGAL HIRING: JULY - DECEMBER 2019
Hiring and Retention Concerns in Canada
93% of lawyers said it is challenging to find skilled legal professionals today.
Greatest challenges when hiring skilled legal professionals:
|Shortage of qualified candidates (41%)|
|Lengthy hiring process (21%)|
|Offering competitive benefits; Meeting salary expectations (18%)|
84% of lawyers are concerned with losing top legal performers to other opportunities in the next six months.
Best retention incentives, aside from compensation or bonus:
|Flexible work arrangements (31%)|
|Professional development opportunities (26%)|
|Challenging work or a variety of assignments (24%)|
Only top responses are shown.
Source: Robert Half Legal online survey of 150 lawyers with law firms and companies in Canada
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