"Good post Stephen. I had a rookie several years ago who made twice as much as her last position and then quit for a job that pd lees than the one she had before ours.?? Still scratching my head on that one. But as has been said money doesn't…"
"I would fight for it. We have in our agreement that client could only do that if they were very recently having discussions.It happens all the time. Sometimes it is a matter of educating the client on proper protocol. If they "get it" and…"
"Good luck Mike. In 40 years of business I have seen many of mine leave to do their own gig.The majority of them failed even though they produced at my firm. Even if they are successful they don't bill as much. Once YOU are doing EVERYTHING that…"
"If they were a member of any association/coalition I would report them to all the members and I would sue them if they didn't pay it. I had that happen one time from another firm many years ago. I reported them but didn't sue them and I…"
"Jerry- If they got one from a posting (that we paid for and our research team wrote the add and posted it) How much time have they really spent. If they place that candidate they get all of the comm or split just for having a conversation.(Company…"
"It is something we wrestle with constantly. Our policy is that it is theirs for life. If you live by the "but for" rule, if it wasn't for the original recruiter bringing them in and getting them in the database NO ONE would even be…"
"You pay as to what the agreement/contract states. All knew what the game rules were when they signed up. You don't change the rules in the middle of the game. By all means make sure it complies with State law. We did.
"All of our recruiters sign an agreement when they come to work. Basically they are not paid on any pending ones that are placed after they leave. If money is already collected before they leave then we pay after the guarantee period is over. Too…"
"Honestly I got into it for the potential $ after coming out of retail and not making squat. But I stayed for 44 yrs now because of the positive impact I can have on peoples lives. Also helping a client grow their company and solving a problem for…"
"great article Ken. How about a couple of comments from a 44 yr vet of recruiting.
1. References- Any pro recruiter will have them. Testimonials are posted on our website and can be contacted if authorized.
2. Liza mentioned market intelligence.…"
"Moe- With all due respect, By saying you "must have this background" doesn't sound like it is limiting diversity. It is limiting folks that don't have the background. Correct that you will see good and bad in every organization,…"