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a recruiter reached out asking if I was interested in an accounting role with a 60k salary (I have 5 YoE). anyone have any similar clueless recruiter stories?

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recruiter at qualtrics called me saying she had a great opportunity in seattle and some tier 3 city for 70k. tried to convince me that it would equal my ask of 125+ based on col of that city and if i worked super hard and got the max amount of bonus i could get lol

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Literally had a recruiter email me for a developer position - hadn't been a developer in 15 years. Then I looked again and it was for my company that was already with. Looked a 3rd time...it was a position on the project I was running my Dev Lead had submitted to our recruiting.

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A recruiter reached out to me to ask if I would be interested in Deloitte internship. I am a principal at BCG.

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Theyre more exclusive than Harvard you know?

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A recruiter wanted me to go to Harvard. Politely declined!

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Yes. A recruiter asked me if I was interested in being a recruiter

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Could you please name some recruiting companies looking for consultants?

Turns out I’m not interested in becoming a school principal.

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Omg ... I literally just laughed so loudly I’m sure the person in the hotel room next to me heard

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I was given the “opportunity” to take a pay cut with no relocation package to a high COL area.

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Not at D, at my past job the team was growing and the recruiter called me for my own job

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Now if you could get a referral bonus for yourself!

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A recruiter asked if I wanted to sell insurance...

What’s interesting is that I’m working on a side passion in photography, and as soon as I listed that on LinkedIn my recommended jobs changed to baristas, executive assistant, and the likes.

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Iam a licensed producer. Send them my way.

Recruiter reached out asking to discuss a 75k/yr role as an Enterprise Architect (10yrs+ experience required). I ignored it the first time but he reached back out again and I politely told him he won’t ever fill that role for less than double that comp.

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^ got to make the move to a big 4 to get that respect M2,

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“What’s wrong with this country? Can’t a man just walk down the street without being offered a job??”

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I have recruiters reaching out doing the same thing...offering my accounting jobs that pay tens of thousands less than I make now. The kicker is I’m not an accountant and/or cpa. I’m in financial crimes. These people are clueless

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Recruiter wanted a commercial truck driver. No idea how my resume indicated would be qualified or interested in that.

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Haha you just need the passion for it

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I tend to get the opposite. I'm two years post MBA and get calls for Director / VP level at global F100 companies. Then the recruiter acts all annoyed when I don't have experience managing P&L >$100M.

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I get similar things. I get hit up for Sr. DS jobs needing 10 YOE... and I’m like bro, you see I graduated 2014. “Does 5 YOE work?”... “oh no you don’t qualify” well what the fuck mannnnnn

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A recruiter reached out to me about a software development management job...I ran IT strategy for a near $100B firm at the time...

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Just got an email from a recruiter for an entry level AP clerk position that pays $17/hr.

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Bog standard consultant here. Recruiter pinging me for devops engineering roles - not exactly an ideal match.

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I mean you’re right, you skills match better to roles like swamp instructor, everglades manager such and such

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My profile specifically says no contract jobs. I get calls from Collabera all the time for contract jobs. 😓🤮

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LinkedIn recommended me a Barista role at blue bottle and Seasonal Sales jobs at a jewellery store.

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Recruiter reached out for a temp role in compliance.... TEMP

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