RE: ethical consulting practices?

Subject: RE: ethical consulting practices?
From: "Giordano, Connie" <Connie -dot- Giordano -at- FMR -dot- COM>
To: "'Tracy Boyington'" <tracy_boyington -at- okvotech -dot- org>, TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 6 Dec 1999 09:47:13 -0500

Seems simple enough to me. You need to communicate with the agency, they
need to communicate with you. That way both parties make sure you're not
double-submitted. All the great recruiters I've worked with made sure they
let me know when and to whom they wanted to submit my resume, so I could
refuse if I chose. Now if I could only see the resume they send before they
do it!

-----Original Message-----
From: Tracy Boyington

Andrew Plato wrote:

> Wrong. This is absolutely the agency's business. If you want to use the
> services of a recruiter, then you need to be honest with them about where
> are interviewing.
> It looks bad when a recruiter submits a candidate to a client where the
> candidate has already interviewed.

So you would send a writer's resume to a client without first informing the
Is that a common practice? I've only dealt with a recruiter once, and that
was many
years ago, so things may be different now, but they notified me before they
submitted my resume. It certainly seems that checking with the writer before
send their resume would prevent you from submitting a candidate who had
been submitted.

> However, there are also a flaming megabutt-load of smug, ego-maniacs with
> enormous chips on their shoulders <snip>

There certainly are.


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