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  1. Greg Moran
    Jun 27 - 4:38 am

    I think the quote you had about transparency is right on target. All too often people tend to be entirely too focused on winning the job that they forget to truly treat the process as 2 way. Remember, the recruitment process is just as much about how the opportunity/organization fit with you as you fit with them.

    Greg Moran
    CEO, Chequed.com

    • Anna O'Dea
      Jun 27 - 11:37 am

      Thanks for the great feedback Greg. Completely agree with you on this!

  2. Laynie Kelly | the Marketing Muscle
    Jul 04 - 4:01 pm

    Over the past decade I’ve applied for many contract positions. After the automated response to your application, it more often than not falls into a hole. You hear nothing. On the occasions where I’ve gone into a recruiter meeting, it feels more like a skills tick list. More about the skills, and less about fitting the true abilities to do and learn, and character of the person to the company and employees. If I do get sent to the interview, there have been times when the interview revealed details that the recruiter failed to include. Again, you fall into a black hole. How hard is it for both the company and the recruiter (if used) to create a database, a series of acknowledgement/informational emails? I give all my details up front, and yet get little back. They call themselves professional – and they’re demanding high calibre marketing professionalism from me, and they often under deliver themselves.

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