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Recruiting Scenario - please help me make the right choice

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brandon Plunkett May 18, 2012. 6 Replies

I have a scenario I'm not sure how to handle and was looking for some insight.  The long and short of it is I did some adhoc recruiting for a company I have a personal connection with and in my…Continue

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Brandon Plunkett replied to Brandon Plunkett's discussion 'Recruiting Scenario - please help me make the right choice'
"Thanks everybody!"
May 18, 2012
Christopher Perez replied to Brandon Plunkett's discussion 'Recruiting Scenario - please help me make the right choice'
"I deal in FT placements but have done a few consultant-to-perm deals to meet a client's particular timing/budget needs. In those cases I have done exactly what Amber and Sandra described. It's fair for all parties. I am also familiar with…"
May 18, 2012
Barry Frydman replied to Brandon Plunkett's discussion 'Recruiting Scenario - please help me make the right choice'
"I'd tell the client: That you feel great that they like your candidate so much they want to hire him. And that while your  standard fee for a full time employee is XXXXXX given the circumstances you would like to give them a…"
May 18, 2012
Sandra McCartt replied to Brandon Plunkett's discussion 'Recruiting Scenario - please help me make the right choice'
"I do the same thing Amber does.  Take the markup amount for the full time they have been there.  If it is less than the fee they would paid for a perm hire in Oct. bill the difference.  If more than it would be tell them thank you and…"
May 17, 2012
Amber replied to Brandon Plunkett's discussion 'Recruiting Scenario - please help me make the right choice'
"We don't do much contract employment and don't do any of the backend of contract employees, but the majority of time we calculate what our fee would have been and subtract out what they paid during the time of contract employment when they…"
May 17, 2012
Amy Ala replied to Brandon Plunkett's discussion 'Recruiting Scenario - please help me make the right choice'
"My company pays a mark up on the hourly rate for contractors - that's how you make your money, right? We do not pay any extra after 640 hours (about 4 months). We can hire the candidate with no penalty."
May 17, 2012
Brandon Plunkett posted a discussion

Recruiting Scenario - please help me make the right choice

I have a scenario I'm not sure how to handle and was looking for some insight.  The long and short of it is I did some adhoc recruiting for a company I have a personal connection with and in my early naivety, I did not put an agreement in place with them.  I have had a contractor working for one of their clients for months and they've been paying me the agreed upon rate which is great.We're now at the point where they've decided they want to hire the contractor full-time.  How do you normally…See More
May 17, 2012
Brandon Plunkett replied to Tim Spagnola's discussion 'Question of the day: How do you avoid recruiting burnout?'
"Just out of curiosity, what kinds of # goals do you set for yourself, Brian? "
Apr 19, 2012
Brandon Plunkett replied to Tim Spagnola's discussion 'Question of the day: How do you avoid recruiting burnout?'
"I start my day with a workout to burn up any / all negative energy and release those endorphins.  I will usually finish up my day with a glass of wine or a cold beer.  Just a small reward at the end of the day - having something to…"
Apr 17, 2012
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Jan 25, 2012

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Name
Brandon
Job Title
Freelance Recruiter
Which best describes your profession?
Corporate Talent Acquisition
How many years have you been in the business?
< 1 year
Which industries do you work in now?
Technology
How many employees in your company?
<10

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