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7 Ways NOT to Impress a Recruiter

7 Ways NOT to Impress a Recruiter
Will Thomson

2. Candidates Are Overeager or Not Eager Enough

When a candidate has all of the qualifications in the world and blows up your phone and e-mail, it isn’t a good thing.

It also isn’t a good thing when you don’t show a little interest by a follow up call or e-mail either.

I think the truth lies somewhere in the middle. Send a follow up e-mail and ask when it would be appropriate to follow up with them next.

If you haven’t heard from the recruiter, call them.

What is the worst thing that could happen?

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Will Thomson

Will Thomson is the Global Sales and Marketing Recruiter for Rosetta Stone and has worked for companies such as Dell, eBay, Balfour, and Rainmaker Systems. He has recruited some of the most sought after talent around the globe, and is a regular blogger for the recruitment industry. He writes bi-monthly for Blogging4jobs and RecruitingDaily and monthly for The Recruiters Lounge. He is a featured blogger and on the editorial committee for RecruitingBlogs and he has guest blogged regularly for Social- Hire and Work4Labs. His writings have been recognized by Blogging4Jobs, The Carnival of HR, ChristopherDeMers, Smashfly, Jibe, Social Hire, YouTern, and Take the Interview, as some of the best blogs written in the industry. Bullseye Recruiting is syndicated through Business2Community and some of his most recognized blogs have been picked up by Monster, Yahoo, and YouTern, ERE, and Job.com. In June 2014, he will appear in TopRecruiter as one of the top 50 movers and shakers in the recruitment Industry. Will wants you to hit the bull’s eye. He gives career advice to help others find their dream job and everyday happiness. Will truly wants you to get the job right, the first time.

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