Tag Archives: Recruiter

Insights from an impact sector recruiter

The political landscape spurs questions for people looking for their dream jobs in the impact sector. This moment presents unique challenges and opportunities for those interested in sustainability jobs, and an insider’s perspective on those challenges and opportunities can be invaluable. We recently hosted our annual webinar for ICRS with additional insights from Hanan Hanna, an Acre recruiter, and were impressed by the spot-on questions we received from the audience. “Are in-house sustainability roles on the rise, or are companies starting

Why isn’t that recruiter calling me with a job?

Sorry for the disappointing news but recruiters work for companies, not candidates. Think about it. Who is paying them? They don’t have time to do the market research and networking for each individual candidate to “get a job.” It doesn’t matter that you are a lovely person with a marketable skill-set; if you don’t fit the exact requirements for their current openings, recruiters may not be very responsive. Don’t take it too personally! This is the way the recruitment industry

How to make the recruitment process work for you

Ever wonder why that recruiter you are working with is not actually getting you a job? Sorry for the disappointing news but recruiters work for companies, not candidates. Think about it. Who is paying them? What’s more, they don’t usually have time to do the market research and networking for each individual candidate to help them “get a job.” It doesn’t matter that you are a lovely person with a marketable skill-set; if you don’t fit the exact requirements for