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Trusting legal recruiters

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 07, 2013 12:25 pm

Can you trust legal recruiters with respect to them maintaining confidentiality? I currently have a job but don't want to risk losing it by seeking help of a legal recruiter because of any disclosure on their part.

Is there any legally mandated duty for them to maintain the confidentiality? How does this work? Thanks.

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Re: Trusting legal recruiters

Postby Hutz_and_Goodman » Wed Aug 07, 2013 12:41 pm

If you sign a confidebtiality agreement and the person is successful (has assets) you can sue them if they breach it.

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Re: Trusting legal recruiters

Postby Old Gregg » Wed Aug 07, 2013 12:49 pm

Asking a recruiter to sign a confidentiality agreement is like asking a VC fund to make sure they don't steal ideas you pitch to them. It's redundant and retarded. No recruiter worth your time would ruin confidentiality, as it would destroy their reputation and chill their ability to find talented candidates and get nice fees for placing them.

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