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Talent Acquisition

Contingency vs. Retained Recruiters: What is the Difference?

What most people don’t realize is that there are two different types of recruiters/headhunters out there. Recruiters work on either a Retained or a Contingency basis. What are the differences and how does it all affect you as a job seeker? This is my attempt at explaining how it works. Retained: Working on a retained…

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7 Hallmarks of Top Professional Recruiters

Guess what? The most professional recruiters are the most successful in terms of billing. Once you have decided what job you want, you should aim to take advice from and be represented by the best recruiter. How do you know who the best ones are? Well, you can ask the people around you, find out…

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Talent Acquisition Workplace

8 Ways a Recruiter Can Help Your Job Search

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Talent Acquisition Timebound

Just How Much Do Agency Recruiters Earn?!

Ever asked yourself why so many young and talented men and women end up in agency recruiting? What attracts them to the long hours and chasing people for a living? Having somebody find you a position, coach you through an application process and negotiate an offer seems like a great service. Especially since you get it…

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Talent Acquisition

Beware of Recruitment Cowboys!

The best people in your industry would never work with bad recruiters – so why should you? There are very low barriers to entry in the world of recruitment; there is no training or license required. Anyone with a telephone and a computer can call themselves a recruiter. This allows for a great deal of…