Work With Recruiters

Working with Recruiters

Working with recruiters can be a complex process. Are they actively promoting me? Are they a contingency or retained search firm? Do I have to pay them a fee? Why won’t they call me back?

You will want to learn more about recruiters – the different types, their goals and their obligation to you, the job seeker. This article can help clear up some misconceptions and and help you if you decide to work with recruiters as part of your job search strategy. In addition, read this Forbes piece for additional insight.


BlueSteps is an exclusive executive career management service provided by the Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC). With over 9,000+ AESC members actively recruiting for 90,000+ executive and board positions annually, BlueSteps provides a platform to connect its executive recruiter members with top executive-level talent. To learn more about BlueSteps, click BlueSteps FAQ.

Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management is part of the BlueSteps Global Business School Alliance Program. Owen alumni and Executive students receive a discount on their BlueSteps membership and free lifetime premium services. Owen’s BlueSteps landing page is here.