Tag Archives: Legal recruiter

Seven Things Employers Should NOT Do in a Zoom Interview

Originally posted on LawJobs.com. In the good old days (12 months ago), when lawyers interviewed for jobs, they dressed up in suits, maybe flew across the country, met with numerous people – sometimes sequentially and sometimes together – shook hands, ate a meal, and had a glass of wine. In other words, they exchanged germs…
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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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Sourcing Lawyer Job Leads

Many good attorney job opportunities aren’t advertised, so you need dig further. Obvious sources are online job boards and law firm and company websites. You also can pick up leads by reading legal and business trade papers,  utilizing undergraduate and law school career services, and good old-fashioned networking. Mass mailings aren’t recommended. It’s much more…
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Taking Stock

The first step toward achieving career success and satisfaction is an ­honest self-assessment. If you’re not clear about where you’ve been, where you are, and where you want to go, it’s difficult to determine if you’re on the right path or what your next step should be. It’s a good idea to give yourself a…
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