I always find it interesting to have conversations with recruiters about candidates and their role in their business. Now of course, they are extremely important as without candidates you don’t have a business.
But one thing that is evident in my personal experiences is that what recruiters are saying and what they are doing are two different things.
One thing that you need to remember is that your candidate is also an influencer AND a potential referrer. I wrote recently about my experience with 3 different recruiters approaching me about roles. All 3 of these companies did not make a