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What are Legal Recruitment Websites and are They Useful?

published September 24, 2010

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Unfortunately, many people typically will head to the largest public legal recruitment websites they can find and begin sending their resume to every open job getting little no none response back to them just because of the large traffic to huge job boards. When you go to a large job board, they are working for the employers and recruiters to get them a massive amount of applicants, and it works. Large public job boards do not charge the job seeker anything to join, but you are one of millions of other people looking through legal recruitment websites. Obviously, if everyone is applying for the same position, it’s unlikely that you will get called for an interview.

The difference with private law recruiting websites is that instead of just bringing massive amounts of resumes to employers, they are working on behalf of you, the job seeker. This means you have a much better chance of using their recruiting tools and advice in order to and your next job. Private law recruiting websites are not free for you to join, but the reason for this is because the site is working on your behalf to find you the best employment listings. They are in fact, working as law recruiting websites.


In fact, the private law recruiting websites are working on your behalf and are extremely helpful in helping you land your next job. In addition, the legal recruitment sites offer invaluable information to you as far as resume help and tips. Let's face it, today the job market is tighter and more competitive than ever and as a result, you need all the help and skills you can when it comes to finding your next position.

Therefore, take advantage of the legal recruitment sites that offer resume help and advise because too often the resume is not looked upon with the care it truly deserves. If you remember nothing else, remember that the resume goes before you, in other words, your resume is the first impression an employer has of you and therefore, if your resume is slopped together, what impression does this make to the employer? You can see why it is so vital to use the advice on the legal recruitment sites in order to either prepare your own resume, or better yet have a professional prepare it for you. It is easier for someone else to write your resume because they are not concerned with being modest as you might be if writing it yourself. The resume is the area where you need to too your own horn, so to speak.

The private websites for law recruitment also offer you better screened and fresher leads because they are not guaranteeing a massive amount of resumes for the employer. Therefore, you get a much better selection and you have a much better chance of landing your next interview, which ultimately could turn into your next job or career path.

The job market right now is tough, there is no question about that and even those in the field of law are not exempt to the feeling the competition heat up when applying for jobs. It is a place where you can find job postings that you cannot find listed on the public job boards; therefore, you are not just a number when it comes to applying for various positions. Take a look today at some law recruiting websites, you will be happy you did and your chances of landing a job in a timelier manner increases greatly.

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Harrison is the founder of BCG Attorney Search and several companies in the legal employment space that collectively gets thousands of attorneys jobs each year. Harrison’s writings about attorney careers and placement attract millions of reads each year. Harrison is widely considered the most successful recruiter in the United States and personally places multiple attorneys most weeks. His articles on legal search and placement are read by attorneys, law students and others millions of times per year.

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