Information about the vast majority of job openings passes by word of mouth rather than through recruiters or advertisements. Consultants Valerie Fontaine and Roberta Kass provide tips on tapping into this "hidden" job market. One step is to reach out to everyone, including contacts who aren't lawyers. It may be daunting to contact people you haven't spoken to in years, especially if you've been laid off, but take heart in knowing that the stigma of being laid off and actively in the job market has diminished.
Older but Wiser: Finding the Hidden Job Market
Special to Law.com
August 31, 2009