Monthly Archives: July 2021

The Recruiting Game is Rigged

July 29, 2021

Let’s be honest – the recruiting game is rigged. Instead of a focus on delivering quality candidates, the recruiting game often rewards those who quickly place candidates at all costs. Contingent recruiters operate in an environment that rewards ignoring candidate red flags or skipping typical steps in the recruiting process in order to make a quick placement. In this relationship, hiring managers only hear the positive information about a candidate, with any concerns omitted. There are some upsides to contingent recruiters. Clients only pay if a hire is made and at times, positions can be filled quickly. At the same ...