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10 Things to Consider When Working with an External Recruiter

10 Things to Consider When Working with an External Recruiter

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Jess Backlund
3 min

10 Things to Consider

Partnering with a recruiter can be a total game-changer when it comes to attracting top talent. But before you jump in, there are a few things you need to consider:

  1. Experience: Make sure your recruiter knows their stuff and has experience in your industry and function.
  2. Reputation: Look for a recruiter with a killer reputation and track record.
  3. Specialization: Find a recruiter who specializes in your field - they'll have the inside scoop on top talent.
  4. Communication: Make sure your recruiter keeps you in the loop and communicates clearly and regularly.
  5. Process: Understand the recruiter's process for finding and presenting candidates.
  6. Timeline: Agree on a timeline for finding and presenting candidates.
  7. Candidate quality: Make sure the recruiter presents high-quality candidates who meet your requirements.
  8. Feedback: Provide feedback to the recruiter on presented candidates - your input matters!
  9. Confidentiality: Ensure the recruiter maintains confidentiality throughout the process.
  10. Compensation: Agree on compensation and payment terms upfront - no surprises!
Jess Backlund

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