Ask how your job is getting out on the market. It’s good to find out how the recruitment consultant plans on posting your position. Do they have a standard list of job boards that they just post and leave up there? Or are they reviewing numbers weekly and changing the posting strategy to make sure that you are getting high quality candidates. Just because you are getting a high volume of candidates doesn’t mean that they are all high quality candidates. Our main points of job posting sites include:
There are a plethora of other options to choose from, so some trial and error may be in order here. If you’re from a smaller town, Craigslist might not be getting you the most traffic. Or if you use Glassdoor, you need to make sure past employees or people you have worked in partnership with leave good, honest reviews of what it’s like working there. Otherwise, the person submitting the application doesn’t have enough information to go on in their decision process.