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What a Recruiter Really Wants and Needs from Job Candidates, Part II

By Mike Bozeth Contributor, Career Services Recruiters are valuable to job candidates in many ways. The most obvious is that they may be able to present you for a vacant position. They also offer tremendous value to job candidates in areas that may not be so obvious. For example, recruiters might have insight into your market or geography that you didn’t know about. They may offer advice about job-search activities, your résumé and or your interview skills. In many cases, it’s actually in their best interest for you to be hired.

What a Recruiter Really Wants and Needs from Job Candidates, Part I

By Michael Bozeth Contributor, Career Services Recruiters are an amazing resource for job candidates. They can either help you or ignore you. The trouble is that most job candidates have unrealistic expectations of recruiters, and mistakenly believe that recruiters are there to help people find jobs. That could not be any further from the truth. The truth is that recruiters fill jobs for companies and want to make their hiring managers happy.