Legal and Compliance Executive Search Blog

How To Keep Your Job Search Confidential

Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Fri, Apr 26, 2013
http://www.boston.com/jobs/news/jobdoc/2013/04/how_to_conduct_a_confidential.html?s_campaign=8315
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Topics: Interesting Articles, job interview tips

Houston Paralegals Wanted: Exciting Opportunities!

Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Wed, Apr 24, 2013

We have two paralegal opportunities in Houston that offer exciting, challenging work with lots of client interaction in a dynamic, fun, team-oriented working environment. One requires experience with Plaintiff’s mass torts for litigation management role and one requires prior medical experience for pharmaceutical docket working heavily with medical experts. Professionalism, good communication skills and 1-5 years of experience required. Please reference position number 2635 for the lit management and number 2636 for the medical and send resume to: info@momentumlegal.com.

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Topics: law jobs, law firm hiring, Jobs - Houston

Most In-House Counsel Consider Quality of Law Firm Blogs In Representation Decisions

Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Wed, Apr 24, 2013
http://www.insidecounsel.com/2013/04/18/in-house-counsel-social-media-use-reaches-an-all-t#.UXgky06vTw0.email
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Topics: Interesting Articles

New Technology Targets General Counsels

Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Wed, Apr 17, 2013
www.law.com/corporatecounsel/PubArticleCC.jsp?id=1202596252768&General_Counsel_Navigator_Tool_for_Busy_Generalists&slreturn=20130317163736
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Topics: Interesting Articles

Stellar In-House Opportunity for IP Attorney

Posted by Tori Keith on Tue, Apr 16, 2013

Stellar opportunity for Intellectual Property attorney with electrical, mechanical or chemical engineering background to focus on patent prosecutions for Fortune 100 Company. Position located in Houston; with an international company that offers long-term career, quality of life and financial benefits for attorneys with top academic and large law firm credentials. Please reference position number 2630 and email resume to info@momentumlegal.com.

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Topics: in-house counsel jobs, houston attorney opening

Can a Recruiter Help Me?

Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Tue, Apr 16, 2013

Anyone looking for a new job should consider calling a reputable recruiter that specializes in their profession.   For lawyers, that will be a legal headhunter.   Eilene Zimmerman, in her “Career Couch” column in The New York Times, recently published an article on "Recruiting a Recruiter For Your Next Job" (http://nyti.ms/14NX6T5).   It answers some basic questions about how to find a reputable recruiter and how to stay on their radar, so that you’re positioned to know about as many potential opportunities as possible.    Most of what she says  is right on target, but there are several questions we're frequently that she didn’t address.  Our team of legal and compliance headhunters has found that candidates typically have the following questions in mind, even if they don’t explicitly ask them:

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Topics: attorney recruiting, law firm hiring, hiring, legal recruiters, lateral partner hiring

More reports of Houston, Dallas, and Austin as top US cities

Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Mon, Apr 15, 2013
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/04/08/houston-rising-why-the-next-great-american-cities-aren-t-what-you-think.html
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Topics: Interesting Articles

Legal jobs increase 9000 from last March

Posted by Momentum Search Partners on Fri, Apr 05, 2013
www.americanlawyer.com/PubArticleALD.jsp?id=1202594951767&slreturn=20130305180004
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Topics: Interesting Articles

How In-House Counsel Candidates Can Shine in Interviews

Posted by Tori Keith on Wed, Apr 03, 2013

Just a few years ago, the Texas energy industry was thriving and candidates were driving the hiring process.  Candidates could sit back and let the client sell them on why they should move from a job that is stable and fulfilling to an even better opportunity.  But our legal headhunters saw a dramatic shift at the end of 2009 and through much of 2011.  Corporations suddenly held the bargaining chip - a job.  Sometimes, the job was pulled before an offer went out to the selected finalist due to other corporate constraints.

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Topics: in house, candidate interviews, corporate interview process