As we note in our How To Get an In-House Counsel Job article, legal recruiters can be a good source of in-house counsel jobs and more importantly, General Counsel jobs. Not all legal jobs are found on job boards. Some companies keep their legal jobs close to the vest and only use legal recruiters to conduct their candidate searches on a confidential basis. If you haven’t worked with a recruiter before, learn more about working with recruiters.
“In order to work effectively with a recruiter, you need to know how to communicate with them. Many job seekers discuss networking as being a critical component to a successful job search. While the majority recognizes the importance of building the right relationships, few know how to establish a rapport with a key group: headhunters. The ability to form ongoing relationships with influential recruiters can prove more critical to your career success than any other networking outlet…To assist you, we’ve listed important communication do’s and don’ts of working with a recruiter.”
Read: The Do’s and Don’ts of Working With Recruiters at Entrepreneur