Recruiter demands £7k from candidate who declined job offer

Recruiter demands £7k from candidate who declined job offer

Jobseeking can be tough. Spending a considerable amount of time drafting cover letters and CVs, preparing for face-to-face interviews and completing in-depth research on the employer, there are a lot of things for candidates to remember.

In order to improve their personal jobseeking experience, some candidates may be inclined to use recruiters to fuel their job search, find suitable roles that match their skillsets and help them secure their job of choice. But what happens when a candidate is offered more than one job?

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  • Kevin O'Malley
    Kevin O'Malley
    Tue, 12 Feb 2019 6:53pm GMT
    Sounds like the recruiter is in need of anger management and after their treatment, should search out another career path, Financial risks, emotional upheaval from candidates and employers as well, are very much a part of the crazy landscape we call recruiting.
  • Grant Mead
    Grant Mead
    Tue, 12 Feb 2019 3:25pm GMT
  • Paul Spencer
    Paul Spencer
    Tue, 12 Feb 2019 2:01pm GMT
    I actually think the company has a point the problem with contingency recruitment is that you are entirely at the whim of both the candidate and the client neither party values the process and I think that charging candidates who just use you to get a payrise in some cases from their existing employer should incurr a charge perhaps a % of the payrise they got

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