Work with recruitment consultancies
THIS CHAPTER LOOKS AT:
- Misunderstandings about what agencies can and will do for you
- How to spot and approach consultants
- How to avoid being offered ‘same old, same old’ jobs
- Getting your message across securely
SOMEONE TO DO ALL THE HARD WORK FOR YOU?
Candidates are often comfortable working with agencies because it keeps them in passive mode – you hand over the problem to someone else. Agencies often reinforce this impression, suggesting that they will market you to a range of organisations. While some do, most are focused exclusively on a small number of jobs they are attempting to fill at the moment.
Recruitment agencies are an important part of a multistrategy job hunt strategy ...