For the New Year, consider a tune-up of your LinkedIn profile if you are in the market for a new in-house counsel job. A legal recruiter may have second thoughts about your candidacy if your LinkedIn profile is not up to snuff.
“The right recruiter can put you in front of dream job opportunities. This is especially the case for higher-level positions because there are employers who will not publicly publicize a job opening, but solely rely on recruiters to source the right talent. The good recruiters are paid by employers (as much as 20-30% of the annual compensation for the position) to find the right people for the job, so when you work with one, understand that their loyalty is to the employer. They are not necessarily there to help you find a job unless you have what they need to fill the job opening. In order to spark interest in recruiters, you have to show you meet most – if not all – of the qualification requirements for the job. Here are six things they’re looking at on your LinkedIn profile…”
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