Do You Know How To Use A Recruiter During A Job Search?


Are you confused on how to work with a recruiter during your job search? Are you not clear on what they can do for you?  Many job seekers wish that they were a free agent All American Running back in Football just waiting for a recruiter to “show them the money”. LOL. But the reality for most job seekers is very different.:( There are many common misconceptions what recruiters really can do for a job seeker. This short video explains “How to get a good job using a recruiter “.  If you are a recruiter please drop in with your own comments that might be helpful to our job seekers?(Editor’s Notes:)








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    6 comments

    1. I&#39;m not sure your &quot;honor code among recruiters&quot; isn&#39;t contrary to EEO and Anti-Trust legislation, &quot;in spirit&quot; at the very least (is there &quot;honor among thieves&quot;?).<br /><br />I&#39;m an independent IT Architect/Consultant (dba Custom Engineered Systems Ltd. founded 1983, S-corp 1993), who has been in business since before many of these &quot;recruiters&quot;

    2. I&#39;m not sure your &quot;honor code among recruiters&quot; isn&#39;t contrary to EEO and Anti-Trust legislation, &quot;in spirit&quot; at the very least (is there &quot;honor among thieves&quot;?).<br /><br />I&#39;m an independent IT Architect/Consultant (dba Custom Engineered Systems Ltd. founded 1983, S-corp 1993), who has been in business since before many of these &quot;recruiters&quot;

    3. Anonymous

      Ye Olde Goate&#39;s comments about recruiters had some truth – in the IT space for skilled professionals. The eHow video was accurate about the code of ethics for professional/retained recruiters. In fact, knowing what companies are offlimits to a particular recruiter can be very important info to know for both the company engaging a recruiter as well as an individual.

    4. Anonymous

      I have been in recruiting for 26 years, so let’s clarify something real fast, 99.9% of all recruiters work for their client, not their candidate, since our clients are the ones who pay us to bring the best and brightest to the table. <br /><br />Secondly, Chuck’s comments, while bordering along Racist and Misogynistic tendencies, belay an underlying attitude of entitlement among a large number of

    5. Dr. Joe D

      Seems like good information. Unfortunately, the video does not stream smoothly even with high band with. She seemed a little redundant with the statements she made (maybe it was intentional to reinforce some high points)

    6. I just came across this video and would like to agree with the excellent tips Pat provided. As a recruiter for many years, her advice is spot-on and I recommend that you follow if you&#39;re looking to work with a recruiter.<br />Kristi Enigl<br />Global Career Coach<br />ex-recruiter and Hiring Manager, too!

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