"From my perspective the reasons for strained relationships with Corporate Recruiters is that they usually seem to assume all 7 above-stated points about me from the get-go. And no matter how effectively I dispel those prejudices the end result is…"
"Great post but I have some doubts about the value of regulation in this industry. As a career agency recruiter (17+ years so far) I have often thought of the dichotomy between Service and Performance. Service is measured by repeat business…"
"Additionally, Mike, it should be noted in the interest of disclosure that the organization you represent is actively engaged in undermining the likelihood of Greg's suggestions being adopted. The very name "Bounty Jobs" reduces us to…"
"I certainly wasn't intending to bash Corporate HR, so yes...REALLY.
As I hoped to communicate in my post (and I apologize if I was unclear), Corporate Recruiters are not in control of their decision-making and if they were I have no…"
"The futility of this post is almost painful to me. Reading it makes me wince and makes me more depressed about being an agency recruiter than ever before.
If the role of Corporate HR Recruiters was to make rational decisions and pursue the…"
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