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High Impact CVs: 52 brilliant ideas for making your résumé sensational by John Middleton

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45Dealing with specialist recruiters

The way to get the best results out of your dealings with specialist recruiters is to build and manage a relationship with them. So here’s how to go about wooing them.

Professional recruiters fall into four categories: high street agencies, headhunters, search and selection businesses, and interim agencies.

High street agencies normally deal in the more junior posts and temporary positions. Aside from directly applying to companies, they are the most worthwhile point of contact for anybody seeking manual, administrative or secretarial roles.

Headhunters are commissioned by companies to find senior executives with a particular set of attributes. They assemble a shortlist of people with the best fit and ...

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