During periods of social hardship and economic downturn, when the number of unemployed soars, job seekers need all the support and guidance they can have. Unfortunately, this is a timely opportunity for fake recruitment agencies to apply their unethical malice. However, there are some indicators of poor recruitment practice that, when known, will help you spot and avoid unscrupulous recruitment agencies.
In life, there will be good and bad people. The same applies to recruitment. So if you are looking to be hired, you have to be careful when selecting a recruitment agency. Considering the following questions:
Would there be any costs involved?
If your recruitment agency tries to charge you a fee for their recruiting services the bell warning should ring immediately. Because the recruitment agency fees are paid by the company that hires you. You should never sign a contract in which you agree to pay the recruitment agency for any percentage of your salary that normally your new employer would have to pay for you no matter how propaganda or noise they do on a large scale during the Personalized recruitment campaigns “do not let you adulate by all this din.
Is your consultant well or less informed?
If they are not well informed, then why are they a recruiting consultant? Recruitment is a sector of high pressure in which competition is fierce. If the consultants do not seem to be well informed about any sector of employment, a specific position or worse than they do not do their job properly. This should indicate that this recruitment agency has inferior training programs or just that they have poor standards when it comes to performance. Particularly, if occasionally this agency does not do its best, to get jobs to their customers.
Are they tolerant with “being liberal with the truth”?
So, with what will these agencies be tolerant? There are a lot of stories on the Internet and questions posed in the forums on recruitment consultants who say it is good to lie in an interview or on your resume and even worse on your personal or professional background. This basically makes you guilty of being contrary to industry ethics and consultancy. Stay true to the truth and leave these recruitment agencies to be able to take off one day.