So you have a really great candidate – maybe the were the runner-up to your client’s job… really stellar, but just edged out by someone else. What do you do with that candidate now? Good talent goes fast, so you don’t want to sit on this resume until another job order lands on your desk.
If you belong to a recruiting network, one of the things you could do is post that candidate’s details for another recruiter to possibly place, and you would still take part in a split. But it’s not enough to just slap a resume up on a network’s job/candidate sharing site… it’s important to properly present the candidate with a polished write-up and value-added comments to show that you have a relationship with the candidate. Read the rest of this entry »