Are you all talking to recruiters? What are they saying about the market, signing bonuses, etc.?

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I had more luck doing things on my own than with working with a recruiter but everyone’s experience is different.
Nothing on signing bonus and they know the market isn’t the best but I do appreciate the positivity they give



Had one reach out. Said the signing bonus would be in the six figures (and no, not K&E).


I used a recruiter for both of the jobs I had in small law and the job I just started this week in a large firm. You’ve got to be careful though because they’ll try to disincentivize you as far ask asking for signing and relocation bonuses if they want to work for that firm again in the future

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