I applied for a job that I really like via a company's website. Two days later, a recruiter whom I've previously been in contact with offered me the same position. But by now, another three days later, I still haven't heard from that company where I applied.
Meanwhile, the company says on their website they do not work with recruiters; however, this recruiter is from an agency that specialises in recruiting front end developers only (dunno, maybe it makes a difference).
Here is what the recruiter said:
I hope everything is going well for you. Are you still open for a permanent position? Sorry for having no hear for a long time, but I am back with an awesome offer. I thought of you, because this company offers a great platform for junior developers to start their career. Please get back to me with an updated resume (please as a word doc). I have been out of the office the entire day and will give you a call on Monday to catch up with you.
Would it increase my chances of getting hired if I followed both routes? Maybe because it's keeping the recruiter from contacting more candidates?
I really like this job position so I can't wait for the company to reply because maybe the recruiter will offer it to somebody else.