10 Things Recruiters Won’t Tell You
October 28th, 2010 by lewisTweet
I just read a SmartMoney magazine article called 10 Things Employment Recruiters Won’t Say. The article has many good insights on working with recruiters. Here are my top three takeaways:
- Recruiters don’t work for the employee. Many job seekers forget that recruiters work for the hiring company.
- The job advertised doesn’t exist. Sometimes recruiters will post phantom jobs just to build a candidate pipeline.
- Recruiters will do exhaustive background checks even before they meet you. This can include talking to references and pulling up your credit scores.
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