Part 5: What It All Means for Job Seekers

by Tony Beshara - Creator of The Job Search Solution Online Program

Working with Recruiters

What this all means to you is simply this: a recruiter might be able to help you.  But you need to manage your expectations of what a recruiter can do for you and help them help you.  And what a recruiter can do for you depends on the nature of the recruiter and their relationship with the hiring authority or hiring company they are working for or representing.

There are a number of types of different recruiters and their relationship with the hiring authority or hiring company varies.  The types are:

  • Retained/Search Consultants

  • Contingency/Search Consultants

  • Employment Agents

  • Placers

  • Contract Recruiters, Internal and External

  • Internal Recruiters

  • H.R. Staff Recruiters and Screeners

  • Research Consultants

  • Consulting Firms for Long Term Projects

  • Staffing Firms

  • Management Consulting Firms (that recruit as part of their offering)

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