The recruitment business has been revolutionised by technology, social networks, job boards, outsourcing, the increasing influence of procurement and direct sourcing by internal talent acquisition teams. So, against this backdrop, how do we as specialist in-house legal recruiters add value?
It boils down to relationships and access to a wider pool of talent. We meet with and get to know lawyers day in and day out - in-house lawyers, legal teams and lawyers who wish to move in-house. We make it our business to understand their aspirations, the changing dynamics of the teams they work in and to assess the emerging talent in law firms. Factor in our decades of know-how built handling hundreds of challenging searches for the best legal talent and you will find we are exceptionally well-placed to deliver the positive result you seek.
Talent is not an online commodity and relationships matter. What is the likelihood you will get a complete picture of the best available talent just by reaching out via LinkedIn? Finding the best people is more than a numbers game. They will be busy, valued, in demand and probably not even looking for a new job.
It needs sophisticated human interaction, the ability to ‘talk their language’, subtle persuasion and finesse to close a hiring deal. As well as being found, target talent needs to be reached in the right way with the right message. ‘Cost of hire’ and ‘quality of hire’ are very different things and the cost of compromise in the recruitment process can be high.
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