With today’s online job boards and social media platforms effortlessly connecting more people than ever before, employers are being asked to decide if a legal recruiter’s fee is a beneficial expense. As companies and law firms face mounting cost-containment pressures, external recruiters are often targeted for reduction.
All employers would no doubt agree that their most important resource is their employees. When a position opens-up, hiring the right or wrong person is a decision that’s critical to any successful enterprise’s bottom line. The “million-dollar” question then becomes whether or not retaining a legal recruiter will result in a better hire. Our clients emphatically say “yes” in situations when certain conditions are met. What follows are the reasons why.