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IT Recruiters: The 6 Most Effective Ways to Work With Them

As an IT professional, it’s likely you have worked with an IT Recruiter at some point in your career.  IT Recruiters can offer you great insight into clients, provide you with opportunities before anyone else can and fight for you to be hired for certain positions.  Therefore, it’s important to have a handful of trusted recruiters in your network.  Not only should you trust the recruiter, they need to also know you are a reliable resource for them and their clients.

Below, we’ve identified the best ways for you to work with a recruiter if you are looking for a job.  We’ve also outlined ways that once you’re hired on a contract, you can become a valued resource to the recruiter who hired you.

If You Are Looking for a Job:

If You Are On A Contract:

IT Recruiters want to help grow your career.  If you are up front and honest with them on what you’re looking for, they’ll most likely be able to help you.  And if you are on contract with a recruiting company, still keep in touch with your recruiter and help them out where you can.  IT Recruiters remember consultants that communicate well with them and go above and beyond.  By doing the 6 things mentioned above, you’ll be the first call your recruiter makes next time they have the perfect contract for you!

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