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Agency Recruiters Are Not…

Agency recruiters are not:

Career consultants. Although a good recruiter can certainly give you advice on career paths, opportunities and the market, they are not counsellors or coaches able to help you figure out what you want.

If you don’t know, your confusion becomes theirs, how can they help you when they don’t know what you’re asking for? Alternatively you are opening yourself up for manipulation. If you are not clear on the criteria, you could easily end up doing what they want you to, rather than what you need to do.

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Agency Recruiters Are Not…

Attitude: The Reactions That Lose You The Job

Some form of selection must take place. You will be judged in some way. Only one person will get the job and so winners and losers are created. It’s also subjective. Disagreement over the best candidate will occur and mistakes will be made. How you cope with rejection will influence your attitude.

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Attitude: The Reactions That Lose You The Job
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The Job Description & Interview Success

For anyone seeking a new role, understanding job descriptions are a key element of interview preparation – alongside gathering company information, researching interviewers background, finding out the style of interview, knowing if there will be psychometric tests etc. Ensuring you have a comprehensive job description from your recruitment consultant or direct from an employer will give you many clues about the questions you are likely to be asked should you be lucky enough to secure an interview.

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The Job Description & Interview Success