"What makes an employee stay?" Our Vancouver legal candidates weigh-in!

At Arlyn Recruiting, we strive to take the time to get to know each and every one of our candidates. We have always been confident in our understanding of both their goals and needs. When it comes to detailing exactly what they are looking for in terms of staying in their jobs however, we went straight to the source! For three months, we asked every job seeker who came through our office to share their thoughts on what would motivate them to stay in their current positions...

Here’s what they had to say!

Our candidates’ self-identified career values fell within Four Categories:

Challenging Work

"Work for me must be challenging. I thrive in an intellectually stimulating environment."

14% of our candidates identified challenging work as a top priority when weighing staying at their current firm against finding new employment. 

Pay & Benefits 

"Having just relocated, I am definitely much more attuned towards the immediate benefits."

29% of candidates stated pay and benefits were a key consideration behind staying in their current workplace. 

Opportunities for Growth

"Opportunities for long-term professional growth within a company makes staying worthwhile. "

36% of candidates see opportunities for growth as a primary reason for staying with their current firm. 

Colleagues & Company Culture

"Employees THRIVE in positive work environments and having REAL team players is an ABSOLUTE MUST!

Over 57% of our candidates have voted that they would stay in their current position if they were content with their co-workers and the environment in which they work.

Other considerations for our candidates were: (international) diversity, appreciation and loyalty towards employees, current technology within the firm and how regular team meetings were.

Our approach to Legal Recruitment is different. Once you get to know us you’ll see just what we mean. We are the only legal recruitment agency in Vancouver that offers the full range of Human Resources services, including recruiting, training, and consulting advice tailored to your unique firm’s needs: everything from performance management to policy development.
We take the time to make the match and our intuitive ability combined with our solid foundation in Human Resources allows us to put the right person in the right job. We are honest with everyone, both clients and applicants.
Our commitment to building long term relationships with our clients and candidates is at the heart of our approach to legal recruiting. At Arlyn Recruiting, we believe we are the best legal recruitment agency in Vancouver for jobs including lawyer positions, paralegals, legal assistants and temps.
So if you’re ready to see how we can help you make the right career choice for you send us your resume today!