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Made the mistake of applying to a position with a recruiter who appears to have gone to university with my boss (abt 15-20 years ago). Am I screwed?

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The recruiter wants their commish. They won't dime you out




^^i just delete all those. Wonder if there is an option to just not receive them


No, competitor audit firms always poke at me on LinkedIn and my bosses can see those activities ... think bosses are too busy to care and are used to people coming and going, probably figured if you wanted to leave you'd be gone by now.

Nope! Money always come first

Higher ups think recruiting is a joke, don't worry about it

Most people are professionals. This isn't college. They're not going to go gossiping to your firm.

@Deloitte 1, internal aren't on commission (agency is...), that being said, ask that your search is confidential and it should respected. Accounting is an incestuous industry where everyone know someone, so the confidentiality aspect is understoos


@rsm 1. OP doesn't specify and when people say recruiter in public accounting, 90% of the time it is a recruiting agency that hit them up on linked in

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