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I agree with Gene. You don't know enough about the way the company works to
assume that this isn't the recruiter that they are relying on to do all of
She might be just one of many, but she also might be the only one who is
contracted exclusively by that company to evaluate all of their candidates
before they are presented to a hiring manager. That manager too might be
relying on that recruiter to find writers who have specific attributes to
save his/her time before buckling down to the lengthy task of going through
I'd wait at least a week before I followed up, though that might be really
hard if you feel you are the candidate who meets all of their stated
Best of luck.
On Tue, Feb 12, 2013 at 5:41 PM, Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com> wrote:
> It doesn't really matter whether it's an exclusive agency contract. If any
> recruiter submits you the hiring company is probably going to disqualify
> any other attempt to get your resume into their hands to avoid potential
> problems with the recruiter. I would suggest you get back to the recruiter
> ASAP and notify them in writing that you are withdrawing your permission
> for them to present you to the employer. If the hiring company hasn't
> received your resume from them yet you may have a chance to be considered.
> If it already has, your message may have sunk your chances of being
> considered even through that recruiter.
> Gene Kim-Eng
> On 2/12/2013 4:43 PM, Chris Morton wrote:
>> In this way the organization is 1) alerted regarding my interest and 2)
>> they can clearly spell out the rules by which I have to play if I'm to be
>> considered. A third benefit to this gambit is I potentially get to
>> what the recruiter's true role is in all of this.
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