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The importance of keeping in contact with your recruiter
The importance of keeping in contact doesn’t stop once you have accepted the offer and have a start date in the diary with your new firm. So why would you need to keep in contact throughout your notice period and start date?
Notice period – Whilst notice periods tend to be the process of handing over work and winding down, there is still a fair amount of work that needs to be on your new firms side. Getting your systems ready for your arrival, any key cards that need registering, plans for your first week and training etc. There is still a large amount of work to be done so keeping in contact can ensure that your transition over to your new firm will be as smooth as possible.
Your first month – BCL Legal make it a priority to keep in touch with anybody with have placed in order to make sure they are in the role that they want to be and it is what they thought it would be. It is not an issue if you feel like the opportunity isn’t what you thought it would, get in touch and we will be able to speak to the client and see if there is anything we can do to fix this issue. Furthermore, BCL Legal have a commitment to their candidates and would be more than happy to help you find another opportunity if the one you originally thought was the ideal role turns out to be not what was expected.
To conclude, from both parts one and two, it is clear that the benefits of keeping in touch with your recruiter. From the initial first call to over 12 months into your new role, your situation may change at any time and you never know when you may need some advice or a new opportunity.