I think Romina is very proactive and very responsive. Every time I had question, no matter what kind of question, whether about my resume, an opening or about an interview question, she always responded very quickly. In terms of BCG Search, the biggest advantage is that it has a very large database and works with a lot of law firms, so there are a lot of exclusive opportunities that are only posted on BCG's website. What really saved me time was I think the system, how the whole process works, like she would send me a link so that I could view the opening that required my approval and shows each opportunity and how far it goes. The system works very well and makes it very intuitive and easy for a candidate to get a knowledge of what kind of opportunity is available and what are the process in terms of each opportunity. BCG a lot of established information in their systems, like if you are going to have an interview, BCG has a book to tell you about the process, how to ace the interview, and if you have a call back, then BCG will have a book for you on the helpful tips and tricks on how to answer a call back. I think BCG is absolutely the best.
My favorite thing about BCG was the availability of my recruiter. She was available at any time that I would text her, or call her sometimes she was driving but she always made herself available. I appreciated the general care to my interests and actually caring about my career goals. Sarah didn't seem like she had any kind of plant or lean but she was just completely about my own career goals and what would be best for me, even when I was considering non-BCG presented options, she was still available and happy to talk to me about those and I really appreciated that. I think that she's made my job search easier because she did a lot of the leg work with like helping schedule the interviews and talking to people in HR and so I didn't feel like I had to be the one communicating all the time. She assisted with all of that and it sure made it easier for me.
I enjoyed working with Lynn because she was very accessable and was available to talk through my issues. BCG was very helpful in disseminating the resume and mediating the initial discussions. BCG is number 1!
I like BCG because I felt like, well I am going to direct my comments toward Romina because I really don't know for sure how BCG as a whole works, but I know what Romina did for me. It seems like she was always doing something. I would get new firms to approve all the time. Even if I hadn't talked to her in a month, I was still getting those emails to approve new firms so I felt like I didn't have to be in constant contact with her and that she was still working as best she could at finding me a placement opportunity. This made it so much easier because I didn't have to do cover letters, I didn't have to worry about anything, I just did my resume. I would talk to Romina about what I wanted , like I'd change my goal and let her know that I was thinking maybe I would like a job a little more focused on this or that and she would give me some ideas of how to tweak my resume which I would do and send back to her and then she would update the cover letter and send it in and do everything. She has placed me twice now and personally, I haven't had to apply to a single job on my own. BCG certainly is number one, but they are also the only one I have worked with.
This was my first time working with a recruiter and Christina was more than I could have hoped for. She was amazing. She took the time to get to know me and what my goals were and what me and my family wanted for my legal career and she tailored her search for firms to meet those needs and she was interested and engaging and responsive, very very very responsive to inquiries I had or emails I sent, really quick turnaround time throughout the interview process called and asked how the interviews went and took an interest in all of that, I couldn't have asked for a better experience with Christina. BCG was awesome too. I really enjoyed the websites interface in particular how it identified the firms I had applied to and kept a status update as to if they were under consideration, pass or interview, so very positive experience all around. [Working with BCG] made it easier in every sense of the word. Number 1, BCG did all of the leg work really, they did the applications, Cristina more or less prepared my cover letter. I wouldn't have had the time in my day to do this. We applied to 25 or 30 firms and that would have taken me alone, several days to do. Cristina also helped me select my writing sample that I was going to use and reviewed my resume so all of that made my job search easier. I would recommend anybody that was looking for a job in the legal profession to use BCG based on my experience. I haven't used other recruiters but my experience was just so good that I would send anybody that cared to ask me, BCG's way.There was one other recruiter that I had reached out to prior to BCG but they actually had told me that they couldn't work with me because I hadn't received my Califormia bar results yet and to come back in 3 months. I was a bit dejected by that call and then Christina said let's get going and I ended up getting a job before bar results even came out. It was something the other recruiter dropped the ball on and BCG clearly didn't.
I worked with Romina. She was very proactive about getting my resume and cover letter out to different people and always keeping me updated and sending me articles to go through. I liked that she was very proactive about getting my name out there. You guys did all the work in terms of drafting cover letters which was very helpful [since] I didn't have to do that myself. Identifying good employers to send my resumes to was really helpful because it took out a lot of the leg work for me. [When I think of BCG Attorney Search] proactive, dedicated, helpful, and knowledgeable [come to mind]...I would put you guys as number one. I would say that it's really helpful to work with you guys because you're proactive. I know some recruiters just sit back and wait and [are] not always on the lookout for new opportunities. [BCG was] really helpful...again, you do a lot of the leg work, drafting cover letters. [I would recommend that] anybody that is looking to find a new position [should] work with you guys. You are very helpful and you have a lot of good clients in terms of placements.
Christina. My rep was great. She listened to what I wanted. She worked really hard and found me what she could and she was really encouraging and gave good advice. And was also really understood that I might not want to go with that particular firm. She was pretty supportive. I was really busy at the time I was looking so she was really helpful in handling if I couldn't email back the firm or stuff she took care of all those things for me and that was really helpful.
I liked the amount of opportunities that were available, the responsiveness of the person I worked with, and the amount of work, as well as the effort that was put into trying to get me the right job placement. Working with BCG made my job search easier because you were able to consolidate all of the opportunities that were available to the BCG interface, and I was able to talk to someone directly about more of the details of what I was looking for that you can't really express through the written word. BCG was well run and professional. You were definitely more comprehensive than other firms. I got a lot of opportunities from BCG. BCG will work hard to focus their efforts on what you want. They are focused on the type of work you're looking for.
I worked with a different recruiter before I worked with BCG Attorney Search, and the difference was like night and day. My recruiter was very responsive to any questions I had, always calling me back within hours if I left a voicemail. Moreover, his knowledge of the market in the Bay Area for lateral associates was nothing short of impressive. He gave me his assessments of the strengths and weaknesses of the practices at the various law firms, which my interviews confirmed. He also gave me insight into the cultures of the different firms and where I might find the best fit. In fact, the firm he thought would be the best fit for me proved to be the firm I chose to join, and I don't think I could have made a better choice. I recommend BCG Attorney Search wholeheartedly.
My recruiter has been more thorough than any other recruiter I've spoken to. I really appreciate the questions she has asked me, and the improvements she made to my resume.
I'm glad to be working with Brian and Allison again, as they were very helpful in my 2010 job search.
You provided a lot of back-end help in terms of preparing resumes, cover letters, etc. It was good to receive possibilities on an ongoing basis, and then, all I really needed to do is say yes.
I worked primarily with one recruiter, and she was very responsive, I felt like she always had her eyes on a potential opportunity for me, always followed up, and was very engaged in my job search. Working with BCG took some of the burden off of me in terms of looking for potential opportunities, and a lot of the more logistical and practical aspects of it were a lot easier. It was nice to have someone to speak to and help with some of the stress that goes along with finding a new job.The recruiter I was working with in particular was very helpful, very engaged, and I felt like she really valued my goal of finding a new job.I would absolutely recommend BCG, especially the particular recruiter that I used.