February 19, 2021

recruiters

Why finance recruiters don’t respond to your applications

Why don’t financial services recruiters respond when you apply for jobs? The populist response to this common question usually involves some recruiter bashing, but I’d like to provide a different and more balanced perspective (if not a full-blooded case for the defence). To understand the reasons why recruiters appear to ignore you, it’s best to consider the different types of recruiter as well as the different reasons why you might be waiting on a response.

Whilst recruitment consultants (agencies) and search consultants (headhunters) are quite different in their approach, they have one important thing in common: they don’t exist to

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