Recruiter says they cannot disclose the company's name but want to forward CV
+ Reply to Thread
Page 3 of 5 FirstFirst 1 2 3 4 5 LastLast
Posts 21 to 30 of 42
  1. #21

    I live on CUK

    SueEllen's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2005
    Location
    in the Park
    Posts
    28,381
    Thanks (Given)
    1482
    Thanks (Received)
    1209
    Likes (Given)
    4656
    Likes (Received)
    4358

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by northernladuk View Post
    Well I've seen a lot of strange things on here over the years but someone refusing a gig on moral grounds isn't one of them that I can remember.
    I have had a couple of recruiters telling me that some candidates refuse to work for gaming and/or defence companies.
    "Youíre just a bad memory who doesnít know when to go away" JR

  2. #22

    Should post faster

    Stevie Wonder Boy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2013
    Posts
    103
    Thanks (Given)
    29
    Thanks (Received)
    30
    Likes (Given)
    475
    Likes (Received)
    205

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by HealthyProtein View Post
    Is this a normal practise in contracting?

    Apparently financial institutions has asked for candidates but cannot disclose the name of the bank/organisation.
    Yes, its because there is no client and they want your CV and if you are stupid enough, some references so they can look for leads.

  3. #23

    My post count is Majestic

    northernladuk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Posts
    34,445
    Thanks (Given)
    144
    Thanks (Received)
    1563
    Likes (Given)
    1838
    Likes (Received)
    6291

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Stevie Wonder Boy View Post
    Yes, its because there is no client and they want your CV and if you are stupid enough, some references so they can look for leads.
    Not the whole picture that though is it. One scenario maybe.
    'CUK forum personality of 2011 - Winner - Yes really!!!!

  4. #24

    Old Greg is my bitch's bitch

    northernladyuk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Location
    Working the streets of your imagination
    Posts
    8,559
    Thanks (Given)
    1192
    Thanks (Received)
    653
    Likes (Given)
    442
    Likes (Received)
    2419

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Agent View Post
    Awful advice..
    Not if you know the client and know that they take on contractors directly.
    Where there's muck there's brass.

  5. #25

    Super poster

    Lance's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2013
    Location
    home
    Posts
    2,047
    Thanks (Given)
    20
    Thanks (Received)
    145
    Likes (Given)
    235
    Likes (Received)
    486

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by northernladuk View Post
    Well I've seen a lot of strange things on here over the years but someone refusing a gig on moral grounds isn't one of them
    I know people who have refused a gig on moral grounds.

    2 months on the bench changes that attitude considerably.
    See You Next Tuesday

  6. #26

    Old Greg is my bitch's bitch

    northernladyuk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Location
    Working the streets of your imagination
    Posts
    8,559
    Thanks (Given)
    1192
    Thanks (Received)
    653
    Likes (Given)
    442
    Likes (Received)
    2419

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Lance View Post
    I know people who have refused a gig on moral grounds.

    2 months on the bench changes that attitude considerably.
    The old man will take any work. Twice for a fiver.
    Where there's muck there's brass.

  7. #27

    Super poster

    BR14's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2017
    Location
    Under your kitchen sink
    Posts
    2,448
    Thanks (Given)
    578
    Thanks (Received)
    419
    Likes (Given)
    1047
    Likes (Received)
    759

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Lance View Post
    I know people who have refused a gig on moral grounds.

    2 months on the bench changes that attitude considerably.
    depends on your fiscal position, and your boredom threshold
    Entropy is NOT what it used to be.
    Inertia, however........................

  8. #28

    I live on CUK

    SueEllen's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2005
    Location
    in the Park
    Posts
    28,381
    Thanks (Given)
    1482
    Thanks (Received)
    1209
    Likes (Given)
    4656
    Likes (Received)
    4358

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Lance View Post
    I know people who have refused a gig on moral grounds.

    2 months on the bench changes that attitude considerably.
    Not always.

    You wouldn't work for [insert name of Indian outsourcer] would you?
    "Youíre just a bad memory who doesnít know when to go away" JR

  9. #29

    Fingers like lightning

    billybiro's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Posts
    702
    Thanks (Given)
    12
    Thanks (Received)
    37
    Likes (Given)
    159
    Likes (Received)
    176

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Stevie Wonder Boy View Post
    Yes, its because there is no client and they want your CV and if you are stupid enough, some references so they can look for leads.
    If an agent won't tell me the name of the client but wants my CV, I send them a blank sheet of paper!

  10. #30

    My post count is Majestic

    northernladuk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Posts
    34,445
    Thanks (Given)
    144
    Thanks (Received)
    1563
    Likes (Given)
    1838
    Likes (Received)
    6291

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by billybiro View Post
    If an agent won't tell me the name of the client but wants my CV, I send them a blank sheet of paper!
    Course you do.
    'CUK forum personality of 2011 - Winner - Yes really!!!!

+ Reply to Thread
Page 3 of 5 FirstFirst 1 2 3 4 5 LastLast

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0 ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.