What you include on your resume and the things that a recruiter is looking for will depend on your industry. For example, there can be a stark difference between what a marketing recruiter is looking for in a job candidate compared to a legal recruiter.
Below, we’ll talk about what a legal recruiter is and the types of things they like to see on resumes of professionals working in the legal field.
A legal recruiter is a professional headhunter who specializes in working with law firms and legal professionals. They are specialists in legal industry employment. If you work in law, using a legal recruiter can significantly give your job search a boost. They help law firms find qualified job candidates to fill vacancies.
Legal recruiters work with all types of legal professionals – law clerks, paralegals, legal assistants, mediators, and many other titles.
A headhunter for lawyers and other legal professionals has a specific set of criteria they are looking for on your resume. Here are some of the top things they want to see:
Failure to have the above items on your resume could make your job search more challenging. Review your resume before applying for a job in the legal field to ensure your resume meets industry standards.
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