What Are The Biggest/Most Common Mistakes Recruiters Make? | NoBSJobSearchAdvice.com

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EP 1573 I think many people would talk about how recruiters lie but I have a different take on it that I explain here.

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Today's show is a question that someone asked me. The question basically translates into, "What are the biggest/Most common mistakes that recruiters may?" I think it is a great question and going to surprise you with my answer. I hope you find the show helpful give it 5 stars in iTunes were stitcher. It does help other people discover the show. And, at the end of the show, I will tell you how to get in touch with me for coaching. I would love to be able to help you with that way.

Normally, I would now say, "Now, let's get going!" I don't have to do that anymore because I'm now recording this is a 1 cup video.

The question again is, "What are the biggest/most common mistakes recruiters make?"

I think most people would think in terms of being deceitful, not knowing what they are talking about... A whole bunch of obvious things I think job hunters would talk about and institutional customers will talk about.

I think there is one that cuts a little bit deeper. I think the one that I think most of them have made is that they trust too much. I'm sure you're asking yourself, "WHAT? Recruiters trusting?"

Yes, they trust what their clients tell them and they trust what you tell them. And you know you are posturing for advantage and so are the clients. They the things that you complained that recruiters are telling you about as being untruthful come from the client! They are relaying to you what They are told. Conversely, for institutions, the complaints that they have about recruiters is that they represent candidates that are not particularly competent.Well, yes, they are not able to evaluate effectively. That part is true. However, what they are doing is believing YOU. They are believing what you are telling them and they are relaying it to the client.

So I think the biggest mistake that they make is that they are trusting. They trust the client is telling them the whole truth and nothing but the truth; they are trusting of job hunters, as well.

Yes, I know they commit all sorts of bad behavior. They are liars and worse . . . Yada, yada, yada. But the question is, "what is the biggest and most common mistake and I think it is that they trust people.


Jeff Atlman - Job Hunting Coach - Job Search CoachJeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter is a career and leadership coach who worked as a recruiter for more than 40 years. He is the host of “No BS Job Search Advice Radio,” the #1 podcast in iTunes for job search with more than 1500 episodes and his newest show, “No BS Coaching Advice.” He is a member of The Forbes Coaches Council. “No BS JobSearch Advice Radio” was recently named a Top 10 podcast for job search. JobSearchTV.com was also recently named a Top 10 YouTube channel for job search.

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