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Why do independent recruiters ask which agencies you've sent your book to before they start sending it around? Genuinely curious

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Because they won’t get $ if you’ve already reached out to an agency or been referred before.

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Yes. The agency won’t engage with them unless it’s a candidate they’re excited about and that they have not been in contact with. Some shady agency recruiters will get names from independent recruiters and reach out themselves to avoid paying

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That makes a lot of sense, thank you!

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Does it make you look bad if the agency already has your book and then a recruiter sends it there too?

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