"I fully acknowledged that the client was wrong and even said it sounds like she lied and based on your statements I am sure she did. And of course I do not think the candidate should be treated this way.
In the end you CHOSE to…"
" Please tell me you did not send that actual email?
Having read your other posting I fully acknowledge that the HR contact was not behaving in a professional manner and was killing the process. That being said the moment you agreed…"
Its this comment that sums up your diatribe against contingent recruiting...
"5. Agencies will diversify away from purely resume senders to adapt their service offering."
That alone tells me the majority of what I need…"
"@ Drue De Angelis
Don't back off on your statement. This is the opening statement of your blog.
"The problem with recruiters is that most of them are focused on “closing the deal”and all else is just details. They…"
""Pick up the phone. Human relationships begin with interaction and all electronic forms of interaction are poor substitutes for picking up the phone."
Best advice I have ever received and more relevant today than ever before."
"I sometimes find your comments breathtaking in their misunderstanding. Before I go further let me state I definitely see the value in retained searches for some positions and I have no issue with the retained business model. I am…"
"@ Amy- I agree candidates deserve a yes/no follow up but anything beyond that can stray into dangerous territory... How exactly would you have relayed that?"
Coming from an agency background I dread these conversations but I do…"
" I have always found December to be a pretty busy time and this year is no exception. In addition to send outs, new job orders, and candidate meetings I love being on the phone at this time. Even people gearing up for year-end seem…"
"For a scenario like that I would lean towards forgiveness.
Simple reasons being the candidate could be applying to a fair amount of similar jobs. I work as a contingent recruiter in the accounting/finance field. If a candidate with a…"
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