10 Mistakes Recruiters Make: #9 Not asking for referrals.

Brandy Ford

 

By: Brandy Ford, Senior Recruiter and Consultant

In my last post I discussed the mistake recruiters make in failing to understand your client’s culture and what personality type they’re looking for. Today I’m going to discuss another mistake recruiters make, which is:

Common Mistake #9: Failing to ask for referrals.

Recruiters are awful, terrible, horrible people that call you while you’re working and offer you an opportunity for another job you just don’t care about. Sure, it may be more money, the boss isn’t a micromanager like your current boss, and the location is closer to your home, but no – you’re at work, and you have a job. Darn pesky recruiter. So, the recruiter hangs up when you say “I’m not interested”. This is a horrible mistake. They should have Read more 10 Mistakes Recruiters Make: #9 Not asking for referrals.