Join Valerie Sutton for an in-depth discussion in this video Understanding the recruiting relationship, part of Job Search Strategies.
Another way to find unpublished opportunities is through recruiters.…Recruiters fall into three categories:…internal, retained, and contingency.…Internal recruiters work directly for the company.…They generally work in HR, and your contact with them will usually come when…you apply for a job.…They find you through their search of social media sites or some of the other…visibility strategies we identified earlier.…Retained and contingency recruiters are either independent consultants or part…of a larger search firm that helps organizations find talent for their openings.…
We'll focus on the retained and contingent recruiters, as these are the type of…recruiters that you can possibly develop a relationship with.…You have to know how these recruiters work, to make this strategy effective.…The first thing you have to remember is that they are working for the…organization that hired them and not you.…A retained recruiter is paid over a period of time to fill a specific…position for an organization while a contingent recruiter is only paid once…
Along the way, discover smart strategies to match your interests with your search and manage your time in order to maximize results.
- Valerie's top five job search tips
- Determining which online job boards to use
- Posting your resume online
- Maximizing the impact of your profile
- Improving your visibility with a blog, workshop, or conferences
- Leveraging your network
- Establishing relationships with recruiters