"If the way you work is shit, then yes, it is a natural part of your job to also take shit from candidates.
I never get any shit from candidates because I never work a job, or with a company, that I don't have a comprehensive understanding of.…"
"@ Leena: You most certainly DO have a right to be offended at uncivil, rude treatment and to express yourself. If you worjk in a basically healthy, functional environment, by stating your needs in a positive way, you should be able to…"
"@leena Write more. I liked what you said but wanted more than a limited rant. Keith is best at that! ;) The article made me laugh and showed me why he is STILL unemployed. I look forward to more of YOU."
"@Derdiver - :) and your comments?
@Keith - I think at times a jr recruiter like me have to take shit from everyone. But it definately is not my JOB its but still I have a right to be offended, and express it :)
@Linda and Nicholas - Agree no…"
"Some candidates and recruiters attract a shit-storm that lands on all of us. Linda's right -- "...check yourself and your attitude"...before you wreck yourself -- which applies to both candidates and recruiters.
"I find it completely fascinating that candidates will repeatedly write/blog about the horrible treatment by recruiters and think it's OK. If you don't like working with recruiters, here's a couple thoughts: 1) don't…"
"About "we would avoid you if we could".... (i.e. the idea that candidates don't need recruiters to find a job). It's extremely easy to avoid Recruiters if you want to, actually. If you can't, then there is…"
"The mere fact that some percentage of the population of the candidate pool treats us indiscriminately and poorly, like a member of some inferior class, or like convicted felons, does not entitle recruiters to lash out at the vast majority of…"