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Recruiter is missing the human touch

On reading the article on the front page of the April 1 edition of Money Marketing, headlined, Agencies are braced for the big rise in job seekers, I was shocked by the recruiter&#39s comments.

Before becoming a recruitment consultant with Resolve Professional Appointments, I held the position of broker consultant and I am fully aware of what it is like to apply for your own job every few years.

I can assure you that no one who has come through the other side of this highly unpleasant experience with no job would like to be described as “a drop in the ocean”.

There seemed to be no sign anywhere in the article of the human touch which surely should be a key part of the recruitment process.

Agencies have largely progressed from the status of job shops to organisations able to offer comprehensive career advice and support and show compassion for their candidates.

At Resolve Professional Appointments, we would encourage anyone who is going through this process to use it as an opportunity to take stock of where they would like their career to go and get in touch with a professional consultancy able to assist them in uncovering the best opportunity.

In conclusion, we may indeed stand braced for the big rise in job seekers but our outlook is that we are delighted to help any individual who will benefit from our service and determination that each and every candidate will be treated with respect and understanding.

Fiona Kennedy

Resolve Professional Appointments,

Glasgow

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