The process of finding potential new employees.

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How to refer a job candidate when you're planning to leave for a new job soon

I've been offered and accepted a new job, which I'm excited about. The offer is conditional on a background check, so I'm waiting to give my two weeks notice and should be doing that next week. ...
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Will taking an interview if I'm not currently interested in the position hurt me in the future?

A well-known, large software company has recently opened a development office in my hometown. I really like the company, and if I wanted to work for a large software company - this one would be my top ...
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Mid level applying as junior [closed]

I have such situation. In general based on my general programming skills I would not call myself junior developer (over 3 years of development experience). But the vacancy I saw now, is about junior ...
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Emailing internal recruiters about updated skills [closed]

I applied for a Java script internal position. My first interview turned out to be a little bit technical and interviewer suggested to brush up my skills as I told him my skills are college level but ...
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Should I apply for a job directly or through a recruiter? [duplicate]

I have applied to a company that I really want to work for directly through their website. I got a reply from the HR saying they will be scheduling interviews next week or two when the hiring manager ...
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Should I try to re-negotiate my pay due to a big change in the job description?

A recruiting agency offered me a job at a given rate. Two successful job interviews took place with the company and the outcome was very positive. However, after realizing my qualifications, the ...
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If an HR person or recruiter requests sensitive information, should I provide it to them? [duplicate]

Is it safe to divulge sensitive personal information to an employee of a company's HR department, over e-mail or the phone, either before or after receiving an offer? Should I do anything to ...
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How long is too long for a recruitment process?

I am in the midst of a maddeningly long recruitment process and I'm not sure if I should be doing anything more to speed the process along. Here's a timeline: Feb 8: Submit application for support ...
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How do I promote myself so they will hire me at the end of my internship

I'm currently graduating from school and I'm currently on my final internship that will finish my studies. After my studies I'd like to continue working for this company. However I'm not sure how to ...
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Recruiter hasn't gotten back to me after requesting my availability for an interview

A little over a week ago, I received an email from a recruiter requesting my availability for an interview. I responded within a few hours and have still not received anything to date. I even sent a ...
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Are most foreign jobs only open to those already have permission to work? [closed]

In job listings on stackoverflow ,I see so many foreign jobs where Visa Sponsor is written. But I have read some where that most foreign jobs are only open to those who already have permission to ...
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What's a good way to use people from my current job as references for my next job? [duplicate]

A possible new Company B [3 interviews so far] asks for a reference from current [soon to be past] Company A. I got an email from HR who wants a phone number to give a quick call. Your thoughts? ...
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An HR manager lambasted a product that I count among my core skills, (how) should I correct him?

The other day I called a company about a job they advertised that I was interested in. I spoke to the HR manager there who asked me what kind of relevant industry experience I had. I told him I was ...
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Insisting on a job description before submission to company

A recruiting company calls me to discuss a few jobs. On the call, they tell me a little about the company and the position, and then ask to submit my name. Typically, it's a company I've never heard ...
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How can a new graduate find work when applications require experience? [duplicate]

I have 3 more weeks until my final exams in undergraduate school. It is the best feeling ever. Basically I'm in an electrical engineering program, and most of the time I spend in school is just ...
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too many thank you emails [closed]

this is the process so far: Recruiter "A" emailed me to take an online coding test. I thanked "A". "A" set me up with another recruiter. I thanked "A" for the opportunity. "A" set me up with a ...
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How to stay in contact with multiple recruiters from same company?

I attended my school's Career Fair recently and spoke with a few companies there that I was interested in. I ended up talking to two different recruiters from the same company, both of which gave me ...
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Proper way to ask recruiter when I should expect a response? [duplicate]

I just finished an interview with a developer from a company I want to work for, and am about to send a thank you email to both the developer and the recruiter who contacted me in the first place. In ...
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new candidates being offered much higher salaries for same job, what to do?

I am currently a senior .NET developer in the company, working on the most valuable product of the company, and one of the few with web development skills. I have over 5 years of experience and my ...
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Apply independently from recruiter? [duplicate]

I got an interview through a recruiter for a very good job. The interview went really well, but the client wanted to engage me directly without the recruiter. The recruiter somewhat disagreed and ...
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Contracts, Recruiters, and fraud? [closed]

So this is a long story but I will try to make it short I reached out to a recruiter as I was looking to get a new job. The recruiter had set up various interviews with one being at a great company ...
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CV/LinkedIn modification to become more Keyword centric [closed]

I am in the final stages of My PhD (in Petroleum Engineering, unfortunately). I got my undergraduate in chemical engineering with a one year industrial diploma at an oil company (R&D), and a ...
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Was this email a mundane “automatic” confirmation response?

I applied to a featured international job offer last Sunday evening via StackOverflow's careers. The next day, before noon*, I received a reply with a slightly different subject line on my email. The ...
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Is it safe to send old passport copy to Recruiters?

Is it safe to send old passport copy to Recruiter just for interview? he is saying that I just need proof of resident in the State. I don't need your new one I just need a copy of your old DLC or old ...
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Interview questions for talent-sourcers/managers [closed]

There are several questions on this site about good questions to ask a recruiter, but as far as I can see, they mostly pertain to a third-party head-hunter. I've recently faced several "talent ...
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Screened by recruiter — moments later, recruiter calls my employers recruiter! What does this mean?

I had a phone screen with a recruiter for a position I am interested in. It went well. I authorized him to send along my resume. I walk back into the office, and moments later, the main line rings; ...
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Differences between requirements for a software architect and highly experienced developer? [closed]

When the company post a job announcement for a "software architect" role, what additional specific requirements this implies, in comparison to the "senior developer" or "highly experienced developer" ...
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What compensation should a recruiter get when I terminate my contract? [closed]

I was recruited last month by an agency. The job was not working out. I handed in my notice to the employer. It was an amicable parting. Now the recruiter is angry and is demanding compensation. I was ...
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Asking 3rd-party recruiters about their cut

My understanding is that a company might use a recruiter because their in-house talent scouts have had trouble finding good candidates. Because they're using a service, there is an extra cost. ...
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Do recruiters call twice to candidates?

I have been approached by a recruiter recently and I was waiting for a contact to know if I went on the interview process. Meanwhile I received another a missing call of a number I didn't had on my ...
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The company recruiter taking long to contact me [duplicate]

I received a call from a recruiter, from a bank that I applied almost a month before. The recruiter called and left me a message (on Wednesday 2-24), I called back, but got her voice mail. I left a ...
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How to maintain a candidate blacklist as a recruiter [closed]

I have a small recruitment agency and I want to improve the way of hiring the candidates at my office. I don't have enough budget now to for specific tools that manage the recruitment process - I am ...
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Contacted by recruiter, sent CV, didn't hear back. Should I follow up? [duplicate]

I'm new to this stack exchange so I hope I don't ask something that's already been asked a thousand times. I did a quick search and didn't find anything quite like my situation. I was contacted by a ...
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I've received a verbal job offer. My wife wants me to ask for a signing bonus. Is this a good idea?

My gut tells me it's a bad idea. When I discussed my salary expectations with this potential employer I told them I was looking for a yearly salary of $85K. When they made the verbal offer they told ...
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Responding to ad placed by employer for position recuiter referred me to months ago

I responded to an ad by a recuiter several months ago who sent me on an interview and it went very well and was told they would like to see me again. When I followed up, I was told the company ...
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After being recruited, when can you change jobs? [duplicate]

In terms of etiquette, how long after being recruited to a position, should one wait before seeking to transfer to a new department or leave the company entirely? To clarify my question: In general, ...
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Responding how soon is considered professional

Every now and then when I receive messages from recruiters about positions that I'm actually suitable for and may consider applying I become pretty indecisive about what should I respond (i.e. am I ...
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What should I do when a company bypasses a recruiter and tries to talk to me directly? [duplicate]

A recruiter found my profile in a job site and I agreed for them to represent me via email. They forwarded my details to a client and said client adds me in LinkedIn. Client then messages me stating ...
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How to handle a situation where my job title is not what I thought it was?

I was hired by a technology company as a software engineer. That is what the offer letter stated and that is what I was told. After 2 years, I got to know that I was actually hired as an associate ...
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Asking recruiter questions

I was recently contacted by a recruiter from a large tech company who offered to give me some additional details about a position he is hiring and thinks that I am appropriate for. I told him that I'm ...
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Are recruiters risking a bad reputation with companys by lying to candidates?

Reading the comments on this answer: http://workplace.stackexchange.com/a/61906/26185 Gives me the image of recruiters will likely just tell a lot of lies to make a offer tasty to you. But couldn't ...
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Why would a recruiter want to put someone into a direct hire job at a lower salary than the stated salary range

I work in IT and I've never worked with a recruiter before. I was recently laid off, and I just made contact with a recruiter highly recommended to me by a couple of friends. I sent the recruiter my ...
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Competing with corporates for talent [closed]

So we are a small IT company, resources are tight, so cannot afford to pay high salaries. A lot of mid level/senior's salary expectations are 40k+ leaving juniors. The trouble is that the best talent ...
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Information to share with recruiter?

I been looking for a job a 2 months now and been having a lot of calls from recruiter. But lately I been really keeping eye on what sort of questions I am being asked e.g What is your date of birth ...
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What does it mean if a recruiter does not come back to the applicant [closed]

A recruiter tried to call me in response to my application to a position in his company. I was not available so he left me a voicemail asking me to call him back. I called back the same day and the ...
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Already applied to a job via a recruiter - pros/cons of following up directly via the company?

Was contacted by an external recruiter and told of a role over the phone. My initial thoughts were hesitant and so thought about it for a week or so. Eventually decided to contact the recruiter and ...
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Is there a way to confirm if you've been blacklisted by the HR department of a company?

A few months ago I was pretty certain I was about to be made redundant and acted rather unprofessionally (i.e. desperate as hell) to a company which I interviewed with and whom promised to give me a ...
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Thank you response from HR, negative sign?

One recruiter called me said that I was shortlisted in their candidate list*(which I had applied some where like mid of 2015, and also I went to their technical and practical interviews)* and asked me ...
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Why would German companies hire professionals from abroad? [closed]

Is there a viable and significant benefit for a German software company to hire abroad, other than having a higher-skilled professional for lesser pay? Is it worth the preliminary legal work when a ...