Legal and Compliance Executive Search Blog

Texas Dominates The Best Cities For Good Jobs - Forbes

Posted by Tori Keith on Wed, Feb 27, 2013

Our Texas recruiting team couldn't agree more!  We have legal and compliance recruiters in all these top Texas cities - Dallas, Houston and Austin.

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Topics: law jobs, dallas legal jobs, dallas law jobs, houston lawyers, texas, recruiters, texas business recruiting

Law Firm Administrator Sought

Posted by Tori Keith on Tue, Feb 26, 2013

Firm Administrator sought for dynamic, entrepreneurial mid-size Austin firm.   Some experience with law firm or business strategy, business development, marketing, financials, and human resources required.  Strong leadership skills and professionalism required.  CLM certification a strong plus.  The firm offers a very nice work-life balance and creative environment among smart, successful and busy attorneys.  Good compensation and benefits. Call Tori 512-861-2905 or tori@momentumlegal.com for further details.

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Topics: austin legal positions, austin legal job, legal department hiring, austin legal opening, legal department

Navigating the Lunch Interview

Posted by Momentum Legal on Fri, Feb 22, 2013

A potential employer has just invited you to a lunch meeting, hopefully to discuss the position you are keen to acquire. You hang up the phone or hit reply to their email, and give yourself a mental high five for making it this far. But then you start to panic. What if you knock ice water into their lap? What if you drip alfredo sauce down your blouse in front of six senior partners? Suddenly a lunch meeting sounds like a recipe for disaster. But not to worry. Here are a few helpful tips to help you come through prepared, poised, and ready to impress no matter what.

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Topics: job interview tips, candidate interviews, lunch interview

10 Questions You Should Never Ask in an Interview

Posted by Jane Pollard on Thu, Feb 21, 2013
http://www.thedailymuse.com/job-search/10-interview-questions-you-should-never-ask-and-5-you-always-should/?goback=%2Egde_4278834_member_212923513
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Topics: law firm hiring, job interview tips, human resources

In House position, Senior Counsel, Major Projects

Posted by Tori Keith on Tue, Feb 19, 2013
Fantastic in-house position with lots of opportunity for advancement due to rapid expansion in Midwest operations of this large energy company.  Senior Counsel for Major Projects with 5+ years experience in regulatory, construction, and real estate.  Knowledge of pipeline operations preferred. Position located in Northern Midwest.  Please submit resume to info@momentumlegal.com or call Tori 512-861-2905.
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Topics: in-house counsel jobs, attorney recruiting, hiring, energy, oil and gas

Recruiters + hiring managers = value to the search process

Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Thu, Feb 14, 2013

http://www.inc.com/vanessa-merit-nornberg/recruiters-worth-money.html

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Topics: hiring, recruiters, human resources

Oil and Gas lawyers in High Demand in Texas

Posted by Momentum Legal on Tue, Feb 05, 2013

In 2003, our Texas legal recruiters rarely got a call for an E&P attorney (aka exploration and production attorney or more generally, oil and gas attorney).  A few calls began coming in around 2007 for E&P lawyers with four to ten years of experience, but they really didn’t exist.  Virtually no hiring in the energyy practice area occurred for many years because the existing practitioners handled their work without growth – a definite experience gap in the energy industry.  Instead, our legal recruiters placed general transactional lawyers with real estate or general energy procurement backgrounds in the new E&P roles. 

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Topics: law jobs, attorney recruiting, law firm hiring, houston lawyers, energy, oil and gas, texas, legal recruiters

More Business Anticipated in Texas

Posted by Momentum Legal on Mon, Feb 04, 2013
http://www.bizjournals.com/austin/blog/at-the-watercooler/2013/01/prop-30-bad-for-california-good-for.html
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Topics: texas business recruiting