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My boyfriend was referred to the firm and has been treated terribly by recruiters. On the phone today they literally said to him “let’s look at your resume and see if you are up to our standards.” Wtf

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Did he go to Harvard? If so, he's still probably not up to the D standard


The recruiters are really bad. Don’t take it personally. They treat everyone like 💩


Describe the negative experience without naming names then say, he still really likes Deloitte despite the experience and is a good fit for x and y reasons, would you be willing to speak to him?


Why are they so bad?? Why do we allow this shit?


D recruiters clearly exemplify the D standard.


The recruiter I had never heard of ow. I was at another firm debating between an offer from ow and Deloitte and she was very confused why I would think about taking a no-name brand offer. She was also confused on how they could afford an 8k sighing bonus.


Sounds like a specific recruiter. Find the recruiter above that person and leverage it into something helpful for your bf


WTF, get their resume in front of someone who can actually hire them. PPMD, SM, M and then something will happen


One of the reasons I am motivated and pumped up to resign this friday after cashing on Bonus.


Member of leadership here. Some, if not most of our recruiters are outstanding. Others, not so much.

Regarding "intervening" -- there is NOTHING at all wrong or unethical about discussing recruiter professionalism concerns with the PPMD.

In fact, it helps the firm to improve such enabling functions. Now, trying to get yourour BF hired when you know he is unqualified or a bad fit is a different matter altogether.

Just couch the PPMD discussion in the vein of, "I am concerned about what I heard from a professionalism and competence of our recruiting function perspective."


D2 is on the money. I had good luck getting into D without any connections but once I started the referral process for peers and colleagues, it became evident the fast track for recruiting and offers is def via PPMD support, assuming they will vouch for the candidate.


She saw his resume, knew he’d be a good fit, and told recruiting so. I feel like she’d be embarrassed to know recruiting handled it so badly (this quote was one of several issues so far); I certainly am


OW1 - I as well would be confused about an $8k sighing bonus. 8k just to sigh?


Some recruiters are so unprofessional, I’ve dealt with similar situations with recruiters who are clearly insecure and went into recruiting because they failed at actually securing a job in the field. Just be polite and try to get them to like u enough to forward your info to the hiring managers. Despite how douchey some recruiters have been, I’ve never had a problem getting their referrals. Just don’t react to them.


Which group? My recruiter was awesome and all those I’ve interacted with in helping out with interview days have been great


OP be careful what your next move is...intervening when a significant other is recruiting is an ethics violation that is called out as potential cause for termination. May not be what you want to hear but it’s probably best to stay out of it


I actually had a really good recruiting experience. However dealing with recruiters once inside has not been pleasant so totally commiserate with your experience OP. However would agree with D6. Need to plan out next steps carefully. If the screening and subsequent process goes well it doesn’t matter - won’t have to deal with the lousy recruiter again


You can always provide feedback to the lead recruiter


D1, if I found that person, what would I even say to them?

D1, thanks—that’s a good idea. D2 and D3—I definitely agree. What’s weird is he was referred by a ppd that I know. She doesn’t know him well but got his resume in front of the recruiter and he had an email from talent the next day. So part of me wants to go back to the ppd and ask her if there’s something different we should be doing

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