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Starting A Telecom Staffing Firm?

By cdiddy1 ·
I want outside input on what IT companies In HR would like to see when dealing with A Recruiting agency. ( What is taken under consideration when you choose to use a Telecommunications Recruiting Agency)?

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by pjpatiky In reply to Starting A Telecom Staffi ...

CD - I used to recruit hundreds of people, from professional level to blue collar. Then with a career change I comfortably visited many Employment Agencies (Head Hunters) to seek a Consulting position in Private Industry. I had an excellent resume in hand.

What I found out was that most Agencies waited for prospective employers and applicants to walk thru the door. I was amazed at how many Agencies did NOT go visit the surrounding Employers on a REGULAR basis to find out the Employers needs,technology additions, and the Agencies abilities and offerings.

I was further astonished at how many Agencies did not know what a Consultant was and did not understand why I expected a "Fee Paid" position.

You can learn the technology of an IT Recruiting Agency by going to workplace stations and sitting with workers and ask "what do you do" After ten of these tech interviews you will have a wealth of information and an excellent path to follow to get deeper into the Tech needs of your clients.

However, if you expect the clients to walk thru the door, and further expect the clients to do your search and placement for you, then you are are a track to failure.

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by pjpatiky In reply to Starting A Telecom Staffi ...

CD - I forgot to add. When I did find a position that I accpeted it was accomplished by my own private mailing, phone techniques and my own negotiation with the Company owner.
No Head Hunter was involved, nor received a commission, or earned the reputation of an Agency to return to for results. This was after I had visited 5 different Head Hunter Agencies.
In reality, I should have had to of visit only one Head Hunter, had they of been proficient.
PS - Thanks for the Peer feed back.

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