Testimonials from On Balance Search Clients About Working With Shari Davidson . . .
Kenneth J. Renov
Shari was like no other recruiter I ever worked with. Rather than just match me with any firm that was looking to fill a position, Shari got to know me and teased out who I was and what I was really looking for. Though there were several firms looking for candidates in my practice area, she knew the cultures and inner-workings of each firm and only guided me towards firms where I would be happy in the long term, not just firms where she could get me hired and make a commission. She eventually matched me with a great firm that was not just objectively great, but a great fit for my personality and life and career goals. And she did not simply arrange an interview. After securing an interview for me, she went into career-coach-mode where she spent time providing invaluable advice on the do’s and don’ts of interviewing and negotiating compensation and benefits. With Shari’s help I received a fantastic offer. I could not be happier with her work and commitment. I recommend her and her services in the strongest sense.
Shari has great insight and industry intelligence. She advised me on making the transition to a firm and her knowledge was invaluable. On the strength of her input I landed nearly a half dozen interviews and was offered a covenanted spot at the premier law firm in my targeted group. Shari is exceptionally good at career counselling but unfortunately not available to everyone. Thanks for your sound advice Shari.
I have worked with Shari in the past and found that she is both knowledgeable and compassionate. She understands the needs of law firms and the importance of an efficient and competent support staff. She never over-sells and that speaks volumes in her business. She will definitely place the right person with the right firm every time. I would highly recommend her to fill roles in any firm I am affiliated with and would also strongly suggest that any firm seeking new employees speak to her and gain from her intelligence and experience.
Shari is a wonderful and dedicated Recruiter. She is an excellent“career”coach and resource. She was a priceless resource for resume and cv review. I whole-heartly recommend Shari to anyone seeking a human touch and results in this competitive market!
Ira R. Hecht
I have recently started working with Shari after meeting her at a conference, have had an exceptionally experience so far, and am confident in her abilities and results. I have used other legal recruiters previously including to move my practice group to a AmLaw 100 firm. My experience with Shari is different. We have had several long conversations through which I have developed a high level of confidence dealing with Shari. She is smart and has a good business sense. It is good to speak with a person who can hold up their end of a highly intellectual conversation, and who can quickly separate the important issues from the chaff. My personal situation is exceptionally unique and I know that Shari will guide me properly using the highest level of ethics and deliver good results for me.
Shari has the unique ability to seek out, attract and pipeline top talent. Her professionalism resonates in every interaction that she has throughout the recruitment process. She has the unmatched insight to determine the best fit for both the firm and the individual and also takes the time to provide expert guidance and coaching to her candidates. Extremely gifted at bringing out a level of authenticity in candidates, Shari allows the employer to accurately evaluate an individual for who they really are – not just based on their interviewing skills. Beyond job descriptions and credentials on paper, Shari has well-honed instincts and an innate feel for strong pairings between candidates and employers. Her direct, honest style is refreshing and leads to a fluid process that respects the time, energy and integrity of everyone involved.
Shari Davidson and I worked together directly on developing her brand identity for her recuiting firm. Shari is an incredibly talented Search Consultant and intuitive Business adviser. Shari has an excellent reputation with her clients for matching skills with firms that share common values. Beyond results, Shari is honest and truly cares about all parties involved. As she says she creates “happy marriages”. Always a pleasure to work with, a true professional.
Shari knows the Legal Search world inside and out. Her depth of experience is amazing and she just continues to learn and help others. I know she has filled some very difficult positions for clients, when they thought they would never find the best fit for their firm. She is a great listener, passionate about her business, smart and funny.
Shari was recommended to me by a friend in a networking group and I am so happy we were connected. I was not a client of Shari’s, but she still took the time to provide valuable advice . . . [that lead to getting] the job I ultimately wanted. Shari took the time, effort and patience to understand my situation . . . You are in good hands with Shari!
Jonathan A. S.
Shari is a stellar professional, an expert career advisor and an invaluable source of information on the legal market. On top of that, Shari is a highly skilled persuader and advocate for her clients.