Be The B.O.S.S. of Your Job Search

 Complaints we always here in the recruiting world is…

I applied to an agency and never heard from anyone?
I referred my co-worker to an agency and they never followed-up?
I went on an interview through an agency and never heard back?

Our question back is: Why do job-seekers hesitate to FOLLOW-UP?

We often find ourselves saying “You’re in charge of your own destiny, CALL!” Let’s think about it together:

When you want haircut, do you wait for the hairdresser to call you?
When you need an oil change, do you wait for the garage to call you?
When you need a mammogram, do you wait for the Radiologist to call?
When you want a ride, do you wait for Uber to request to pick you up?
When you need legal advice, do you wait for the Lawyer to call you?
When it’s tax season, do you wait for the Accountant to call you?
When you need a vacation, do you want for VRBO to call you?

When you need or want a new job, do you wait for the Recruiter to call you?

Get in the driver’s seat! Often we can can wrapped up in the chaos of life and coast through our careers without being proactive or looking for that next step. Your career is very important- and recruiters understand that- it is our job to help you find a job.

Yet just like other professionals, such as mechanics, lawyers, and accountants, we see many customers all day long. Our advice- be remembered: the only way to get singled out and hired is by being present! Please get rid of that “doom and gloom” outlook– instead call or email the recruiter to remind them how you are the best candidate for the job! And remember….

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-K O’Leary

 

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