Wondering what legal recruiters need to know about you? You should be. The legal jobs market is looking much stronger than anyone expected, as many are finding that the economy’s strong foundation has helped it weather the worst of the pandemic. Now, it’s time to dust off that resume and begin your legal search in earnest. This article by the Princeton Legal Search Group will give you some tips on how to work effectively with a legal recruiter, which will greatly increase your chances of landing a coveted in-house counsel job or taking another step up the ladder to a General Counsel job. The last thing you want to do is drive an effective legal recruiter away from you – they often know of jobs that never hit job boards!
“The last six months has been a period of uncharted career navigation, but there are some promising signs on the horizon. The indicators are that you should not put your career goals on hold. Now is the time to keep the momentum on your career search going, or to stretch those creaky muscles so you can get your legal search started again. Just in the last week, news broke that at least 10 Big Law firms have limited their pay cuts or ended their pay cuts altogether…Similarly, as reported by Corporate Counsel, in house hiring remains steady, and there were a healthy number of top lawyer appointments amid Covid-19. We are seeing demand across a range of industries, from life sciences, to energy, financial services, and healthcare (more…)