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Protecting Your Clientele
Headhunting is a common practice these days.
An employee informs you that he will be leaving his positions in order to take up a new job offer. Soon you learn that this new job offer came from a direct competitor. Chances are, your employee will try to take customers with them.
How can you protect the employee/company/customer relationships that you’ve worked so hard to gain?
Restrictive Covenants – require employees who interact with customers or work with confidential information to be bound by a non-compete or non-solicitation agreement or both.
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