"Having moved out of recruitment on a secondment to another part of our business I can say that this is happening even in the team I am currently managing (contracts team). We have a system that sends the contracts to the contractor and reminds them…"
"I have to say that I am dubious about asking "why do you need our services?" I can imagine that the answers will be much the same as Valentino highlights answers would be we don't, we have a preferred suppliers list, we…"
"If you look at it the other way around if a candidate is who he is in the interview then there shouldn't be too many surprises once they are hired. The problem comes when candidates are overly preped by the recruiter trying to make a placement…"
"I like the Doctor one although I am sure their is probably a law against impersonating a Doctor (which is why I stopped pretending to be a policeman). I do like a good ruse for collecting difficult information, puts the fun into name gathering."
"I have used the "mouse audit" before. You call up and pretend to be from IT/Procurement, tell the person that you are doing an asset check and ask them to read the number off the bottom of their mouse, their name and role. Then ask if they…"
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