Friction Between Employers & Recruiters Hurts You
Ask The Headhunter, May 24th, 2021
June 6, 2021,
Volume 279, Issue 1

I'm a third party recruiter and I refuse to bend over and appease any HR department that insists on a jealous stranglehold over hiring decisions

"As proven by their public website, this company's HR department has made itself the one and only gateway through which employment is granted. Such policies about recruiters are how internal HR politics often eliminate A-player candidates..."

"Nick's Reply:

recruitersBefore I address your ire, I want to explain why this problem is relevant to all job seekers: Know how frustrated and upset you get when a recruiter gets you on the hook about a 'perfect' job - then the 'opportunity' goes nowhere? Some of the time, it's because the recruiter has no contract with the employer, and thus no authorization, to submit candidates like you. The employer simply refuses to interview you. And the recruiter is simply using the job as bait to gather more information about you so they can submit you for other jobs that aren't so perfect and waste more of your time..." - Ask The Headhunter

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