Even It Up!

Shifting the balance for jobseekers

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Written by evenitup

January 10, 2009 at 4:32 pm

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  1. you know, it’s really sad. i’ve given this industry 12 good years of my life. i was so sure that if i just did the right thing by the candidate and the client i would eventaully come out on top.

    i always have done and i didn’t.

    want to hear why?

    clients: no matter who they hate (as an agency), no matter how schonky they have been in the past or how much they have ‘done them over’ in fees, if they present a good candidate to a job (even if you didn’t give thewm it originally) YOU STILL GIVE THEM A FEE!!!! All this does is encourage poor performance and bad behaviour. The good agencies, (me) who listens. sends ONLY what you ask for doesn’t call ytou 50000 times a week (as requested) – LOSES. NO FEES. NO COMISSION. thanks

    Candidates – don’t smile – you’re no better! You all still register with them because they have the jobs, the heavily financed backing and the big name, thus the jobs. you will still take a job thru them if it suits your purposes.

    you both don’t believe a wor I say because you have had so many bad experiences so you think we’re all bad. Well guess what would happen if we did that with every candidate or client – a whopping great halt to job placements.

    you need to boycott shonky agencies and get your friends., colleagues and bosses to do the same. then the last man standing will be a good agency (or 3).

    look at yourselves – and ask how you can help fix it instead of playing the blame game.

    I’m quitting my much beloved industry – it’s not what it used to be. Now there are going to be 2 of the good ones left. Treat them well. goodbye.

    fona

    February 9, 2010 at 11:16 pm


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