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Special Counsel Overview

Jacksonville, FL
1001 to 5000 employees
1995
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Staffing & Outsourcing
$50 to $100 million (USD) per year
Unknown
Since 1987, Special Counsel has been the premier provider of legal staffing and recruiting services in the United States. Today, we continue to lead the industry, leveraging the expertise of our people, the principles of our company and our unparalleled connections within the ... Read more

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    Pros

    Culture and infrastructure are the stand out qualities.

    Cons

    None— no cons or suggestions.

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Special Counsel Interviews

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    Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Special Counsel (Austin, TX) in December 2008.

    Interview

    I had two interviews for this job - the first with a hiring coordinator for Special Counsel and the second directly with representatives of the client. Both were fairly short and straightforward, no tricky or obscure questions. The interviewers were all friendly and conversational, and they made their decision quickly. When they called to offer me the team lead position, I was told the client was impressed with my similar prior experience and my confident demeanor.

    Interview Questions

    • There weren't any difficult or unexpected questions. Just be prepared to tell them about your prior experience, and show some initiative about what you add to the team and how that will benefit the client, rather than what the client or project can offer you.   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    The rates are not negotiable because they are set by contract between Special Counsel and the client.

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