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by Moggy » Mon Apr 10, 2017 7:45 pm

Ad7 wrote:Escort agency?


:lol:

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PostRe: Things that annoy you - Now with more than one person moaning
by Green Gecko » Mon Apr 10, 2017 8:38 pm

I tend to get the best leads from recruiters who actively call me up from my LinkedIn or Reed profile etc. and then I somehow manage to pull off an impression over the phone and I get placed shortly after. So I would work on the online profiles and take those calls when they come in, instead of waiting around for an agency.

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PostRe: Things that annoy you - Now with more than one person moaning
by Ad7 » Mon Apr 10, 2017 10:24 pm

Ad7 wrote:Recruitment agencies. What is the strawberry floating point? :x :x :x

I spent over an hour with one last week, in person, talking through all my stuff, what I want to do etc. Then at the end of our meeting he said, "well if you haven't heard from me in a few weeks, give me a call and we'll see if there's anything you're interested in on our books"

YOU'RE SUPPOSED TO STRAWBERRY FLOATING RING ME TO HELP ME FIND WORK .

And another one, phone call this time but another hour plus the time it takes to put together the portfolio etc they want for filing. I specifically said that as well as full time work, i'd be interested in contract work to tie me over in the short term. Heard nothing, then on linkedin just now i saw he posted that they need a 1 month designer to start asap for a contract.

I COULD HAVE STARTED TODAY FFS

jesus floating Christ :x :x :x :x :x :x :x :x :x :x :x :x


Arrrghhhh strawberry floating HELL. Just seen another LinkedIn post from another recruiter I spoke to on the same day, another hour special, has posted asking if anyone has any catalogue design experience for a 3 week contract starting immediately.

YES ME YOU FLOATING MELTER, I TOLD YOU I DID THAT JUST OVER A WEEK AGO ARGHHHHHH

Edit: Incredible, I sent him a message shortly after typing this a day he's responded, but got my name totally wrong.

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PostRe: Things that annoy you - Now with more than one person moaning
by That's not a growth » Tue Apr 11, 2017 7:19 am

This thread is going to be amazing in the coming weeks.

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PostRe: Things that annoy you - Now with more than one person moaning
by Ad7 » Tue Apr 11, 2017 7:25 am

strawberry float off

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by Poser » Tue Apr 11, 2017 7:54 am

Ad7 wrote:Recruitment agencies. What is the strawberry floating point? :x :x :x

I spent over an hour with one last week, in person, talking through all my stuff, what I want to do etc. Then at the end of our meeting he said, "well if you haven't heard from me in a few weeks, give me a call and we'll see if there's anything you're interested in on our books"

YOU'RE SUPPOSED TO STRAWBERRY FLOATING RING ME TO HELP ME FIND WORK .

And another one, phone call this time but another hour plus the time it takes to put together the portfolio etc they want for filing. I specifically said that as well as full time work, i'd be interested in contract work to tie me over in the short term. Heard nothing, then on linkedin just now i saw he posted that they need a 1 month designer to start asap for a contract.

I COULD HAVE STARTED TODAY FFS

jesus floating Christ :x :x :x :x :x :x :x :x :x :x :x :x


Aren't you getting married in two weeks?

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PostRe: Things that annoy you - Now with more than one person moaning
by Ad7 » Tue Apr 11, 2017 7:59 am

No

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PostRe: Things that annoy you - Now with more than one person moaning
by Poser » Tue Apr 11, 2017 8:07 am

Ad7 wrote:No


:lol:

I totally mis-read your post in the car thread. :fp:

Good luck with the job hunt.

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PostRe: Things that annoy you - Now with more than one person moaning
by Moggy » Tue Apr 11, 2017 8:22 am

That's not a growth wrote:This thread is going to be amazing in the coming weeks.


Ad7 wrote:strawberry float off


:lol:

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PostRe: Things that annoy you - Now with more than one person moaning
by 1cmanny1 » Tue Apr 11, 2017 9:19 am

Ad7 wrote:
Ad7 wrote:Recruitment agencies. What is the strawberry floating point? :x :x :x

I spent over an hour with one last week, in person, talking through all my stuff, what I want to do etc. Then at the end of our meeting he said, "well if you haven't heard from me in a few weeks, give me a call and we'll see if there's anything you're interested in on our books"

YOU'RE SUPPOSED TO STRAWBERRY FLOATING RING ME TO HELP ME FIND WORK .

And another one, phone call this time but another hour plus the time it takes to put together the portfolio etc they want for filing. I specifically said that as well as full time work, i'd be interested in contract work to tie me over in the short term. Heard nothing, then on linkedin just now i saw he posted that they need a 1 month designer to start asap for a contract.

I COULD HAVE STARTED TODAY FFS

jesus floating Christ :x :x :x :x :x :x :x :x :x :x :x :x


Arrrghhhh strawberry floating HELL. Just seen another LinkedIn post from another recruiter I spoke to on the same day, another hour special, has posted asking if anyone has any catalogue design experience for a 3 week contract starting immediately.

YES ME YOU FLOATING MELTER, I TOLD YOU I DID THAT JUST OVER A WEEK AGO ARGHHHHHH

Edit: Incredible, I sent him a message shortly after typing this a day he's responded, but got my name totally wrong.

:fp:


Recruitment agencies are literally worse than death. Stay away.
They have 0 respect for you. Just use seek or something.

While I did (and know people) go through them to get my job, I first applied via Seek. Nearly didn't bother with the interview when I found out it was an agency.

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PostRe: Things that annoy you - Now with more than one person moaning
by Knoyleo » Tue Apr 11, 2017 9:32 am

I had some pretty poor experiences with a couple of agencies when I was moving to Birmingham. The bigger the agency, the worse they are, because you're just a single name on a giant client list, and they'll always have more people coming through the door. I eventually found some decent work through a smaller, family run recruitment agency, who found me a job on almost the same day I went in to have an initial talk with them.

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PostRe: Things that annoy you - Now with more than one person moaning
by Ad7 » Tue Apr 11, 2017 10:21 am

*recruiter on linkedin*
> Hi, your colleague gave me your contact details, I have some roles you may be interested in. Please can you pass on your CV?
> I pass on CV
> Hi, we have no graphic design roles at the moment
> Image

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PostRe: Things that annoy you - Now with more than one person moaning
by Hexx » Tue Apr 11, 2017 10:31 am

Ad7 wrote:*recruiter on linkedin*
> Hi, your colleague gave me your contact details, I have some roles you may be interested in. Please can you pass on your CV?
> I pass on CV
> Hi, we have no graphic design roles at the moment
> Image


Graffix Design isn't working out
Have you considered porn or prostitution?

(Edit - You realise they just want your CV right now so they can say "We have XXXXX CV's on file!" to employers to market themselves)

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PostRe: Things that annoy you - Now with more than one person moaning
by Karl » Tue Apr 11, 2017 10:33 am

:lol: Ad :wub:

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PostRe: Things that annoy you - Now with more than one person moaning
by Green Gecko » Tue Apr 11, 2017 12:30 pm

Yeah I've had calls about the most random things "I may be interested in" and it's been account manager, property manager etc. I say I'm only looking for creative roles at the moment, and there's this silence like I'm mad.

But yes definitely look into the recruitment agency, ask about the agents experience and the size of their agency, the small outfits are better because they each get a bigger share of commission and they have less clients. The last guy I had was really nice and I think he was co-owner or something.

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PostRe: Things that annoy you - Now with more than one person moaning
by Ad7 » Tue Apr 11, 2017 2:37 pm

They are an absolute joke and unfortunately most jobs seem to be locked behind a recruiter at the moment. The only success ive ever had, be that freelance or full time has been direct with the employer, mad catz included in that.

Had a great meeting today, hopefully it leads somewhere.

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PostRe: Things that annoy you - Now with more than one person moaning
by Preezy » Tue Apr 11, 2017 2:46 pm

Just got back from mugging off this flowery creative soppy type, he thinks I'm gonna give him a job :slol:

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PostRe: Things that annoy you - Now with more than one person moaning
by That's not a growth » Tue Apr 11, 2017 2:47 pm

Moggy wrote:
That's not a growth wrote:This thread is going to be amazing in the coming weeks.


Ad7 wrote:strawberry float off


:lol:

:lol:

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PostRe: Things that annoy you - Now with more than one person moaning
by Ad7 » Tue Apr 11, 2017 2:49 pm

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PostRe: Things that annoy you - Now with more than one person moaning
by KK » Sat Apr 15, 2017 5:50 pm

People with overly hysterical laughs, who laugh at absolutely everything, that you can hear from 50 miles away.

'I'm getting a drink.'
'AHHAHAHAHAHAHA'

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