Just over 23% of lawyers in our survey indicated that they expected to remain within their current firm for between 3 and 5 years. This included nearly 40% of senior associates with a further 10% of them intending to leave within the next 1 to 2 years. A further 33% of lawyers indicated that they didn't know how long they intended to stay.
Giving feedback on another's performance and behaviour at work - both positive and negative - is probably the most simple and cost effective means of improving performance. Yet commonly L&D professionals report a reluctance in management and staff to engage in feedback. At the same time UK employees report not receiving enough of it. We know that giving feedback should not be restricted to the annual performance appraisal meeting. In high performance company cultures, giving and receiving feedback constructively is a normal part of the working day. So how can managers and teams be encouraged to do more of it?