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Thinking about seeking a lateral position with the ultimate goal of getting a retention bonus from my firm. Is this dishonest? They’re paying laterals through the nose and people who remain loyal won’t get even one of those meeting room pens with a tip you could use on a touchscreen.

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Not dishonest at all, but be prepared to leave in the case your firm doesn’t try to retain you.

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Risky imo if your goal isn’t to move firms.

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Tbh I’ve been thinking about doing this just because I am almost certain they’d retain me. But I don’t want to go somewhere else so I’d just rather not risk it

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