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Can giving a retention bonus result in the opposite effect with those who didn’t get one wanting to leave?

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That's the idea. You're not supposed to stick around after the rose ceremony if you don't get a rose.

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Hard yes for me

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Agreed OP, they are creating yet another cultural issue that can be resolved by just giving us a set % raise to adjust for market. The no bonus group is incentivized to look elsewhere and they are leaving en mass.

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Yes. Didn’t get one even w top ratings past 2 years so applied to jobs over the weekend and lining up interviews now. Market is HOT. Know multiple people doing the same. Everyone wants to leave

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They basically have figured out either you aren’t a flight risk or easily replaceable

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That’s the thing though - they’ve been giving them to a bunch of 2020 MBA hires who are golden handcuffed in until Oct 2022 at the earliest anyway with tuition bonus.

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I thought that too. Just started at D but if I’d been working my butt off and didn’t get one, that would be my sign to leave

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@Dan hire OP please

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Ah, yes…. Are you not seeing what’s going on around you with talent leaving the firm.

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Make them sign a NDA when they get it?! Would that work?

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In theory if you could keep the retention bonus 100% quiet, it’s a great idea. In reality, this could never happen

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