Using a recruiter can put you on the fast track to meet the hiring manager. For the Talent Lost group member finding a qualified recruiter is difficult. The only recruiters qualified are the ones who have actually worked in the field they are recruiting. This way you are being presented by your peer.
All things being equal a recruiter who has industry experience will be more effective in understanding and representing a member of the Talent Lost Group. A recruiter with industry experience has a peer relationship with the hiring manager besides a vendor one.
When deciding on using a recruiter validate they have industry experience. Read More →