Category Archives: Planning Your Search

What a Headhunter Can and Cannot Do for You

A contingency search firm gets paid only if its candidate accepts the position and stays there for a guaranteed period. Consequently, it’s in the search consultant’s best interests to ensure there’s a good fit for both their employer client and you, the candidate. To increase the likelihood of a successful placement and maximize the fee,…
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How to Get Your Head Hunted

Scenario #1: You decide to explore the legal marketplace and want a headhunter’s help. But, you’ve heard that it’s better if the recruiter calls you rather than the other way around. Scenario #2: Your colleague was happily working away when, out of the blue, she got a call from a search firm and just landed…
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Who Does What in the Job Search Game?

Making a career move can be a daunting task, but you don’t have to go it alone. There are a variety of professionals to assist you. Understanding who is who, and what each can and can’t do for you, allows you to maximize their services. Regardless of whether you engage one or more of these…
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Clean Up Your Digital Dirt

The Internet made it faster, easier, and more efficient for prospective employers and candidates to find a match. On the other hand, all it takes is a quick web search to reveal your personal information and activities, which can knock you out of the running for your dream job. These days, an increasing number of…
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