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Old 07-31-2018, 02:27 PM
 
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It kind of makes you feel in demand and wanted and even better to turn them down. I remember being unemployed and having to have them turn me down!
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Old 07-31-2018, 02:40 PM
 
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ROFL, this is the job search sub-forum. Have you seen the threads here? Many of us wish that was the case.

Note: I'm not trying to be rude
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Old 07-31-2018, 03:14 PM
 
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I think they carried more weight back in the day. Today I would have to say not really. However, any contact is good. I like it when they say I want to schedule an interview with you and the hiring manager.
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Old 07-31-2018, 03:28 PM
 
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Depends on your definition of "Head Hunter"? It's not uncommon for recruiters to be mistakenly thought of as a headhunters.
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Old 07-31-2018, 03:31 PM
 
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Nope..because they represent the other side. Not in my best interest imho.
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Old 07-31-2018, 04:36 PM
 
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What are you talking about? "Recruiters," staffing agencies?

I still get emails from them occasionally. They are trying to peddle junk jobs that pay considerably less than what I'm making now.
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Old 07-31-2018, 04:54 PM
 
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What are you talking about? "Recruiters," staffing agencies?

I still get emails from them occasionally. They are trying to peddle junk jobs that pay considerably less than what I'm making now.
Or fake jobs just to harvest your resume for their database.
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Old 07-31-2018, 06:44 PM
 
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What are you talking about? "Recruiters," staffing agencies?

I still get emails from them occasionally. They are trying to peddle junk jobs that pay considerably less than what I'm making now.
Tell me about. Even though I work at a staffing agency in coordination/recruiting. I remember interviewing for Office Team, a couple of days before graduating, for an position within the office. They ended up hiring internally. But, they kept calling me about positions that end up falling through. I don't know what happen with any of them. The next time they would call me there was no mention of the previous prospective position

Since that experience, I will never consider external employment with a staffing agency. I will work internally, though. I love the field. I am only in my 20's, but one of my goals is to start a staffing agency.
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Old 07-31-2018, 07:23 PM
 
Location: Metro NYC
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What are you talking about? "Recruiters," staffing agencies?

I still get emails from them occasionally. They are trying to peddle junk jobs that pay considerably less than what I'm making now.
Or fake jobs just to harvest your resume for their database.
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Old 08-01-2018, 07:50 AM
 
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It kind of makes you feel in demand and wanted and even better to turn them down. I remember being unemployed and having to have them turn me down!
Yes, it is nice to be contacted by headhunters (aka. recruiters for those who don't know), no matter the reason why they are contacting you. I remember in the early days of my career, getting phone calls right in the office for me and my colleagues. Our management would really sweat over those calls. LOL!
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