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The Eight Filthiest Tricks used by Recruiters on IT Contractors

By Ashley Carron Subscribe to RSS | December 12th 2011 | Views:
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There is a constant battle between recruiters and IT Contractors. Here is a list of the filthiest tricks played by recruiters on IT Contractors whether they are Limited Company Contractors or Umbrella Company contractors.

1. They post jobs that don’t exist to job boards – this is just to harvest a whole load of CVs for skills where they have a shortage of candidates on their databases

2. They call up contractors asking them when they will become available – they don’t really want to know when the contractor will be available but when the contractor’s job will become available so that they contact the company and put forward suitable candidates with the requisite skills to replace the contractor that they are calling

3. They call Contractors asking for references – references are seldom needed by companies before an interview. What the recruiter really wants to know is the names of companies who hire contractors and the names of the people who are in charge of hiring contractors

4. They ask contractors what their bottom line is – They tell contractors that they will get them as much as possible but once a contractor names a bottom line that is lower than the amount he or she is looking for that becomes the new rate. The agency will never offer the contractor more than that no matter how much the company will pay for the contractor.

5. They refuse to tell contractors what percentage they are taking – this is because some of them are taking outrageous percentages of what the contractor earns. Contractors have found out in the past that the agency is taking half of everything that the client pays for the contractor

6. They keep pay rises that contractors get all to themselves – When it comes to renewal time the contractor will often contact the agency about talking to the client company about a rise in their rate. There’s been many a contractor who has found out afterwards that the there had been a rate rise at renewal time from the client when the agency had told them that there was no money

7. They take advantage of First Time Contractors – Recruiters love first time contractors. The reason is that they are gullible and the agent can smell money. Recruiters know that most first time contractors are not aware of market rates and will take less anyway to get a first contract when often the client company will be paying the same for all contractors, experienced or new

8. They force them into certain Contractor Umbrella Companies – but what they don’t tell the new contractor is that they are getting a fee from the Umbrella Company for every contractor they give them

Contractors have to be continually vigilant to all the filthy tricks that agencies can play on them – or find themselves severely out-of-pocket.

Ashley Carron - About Author:
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