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March 6, 2023
Don’t use my candidates to get leads in the interview process
When did it become okay to interview candidates and ask them to give you a list of names or physicians or med spa offices that you sold devices to? The hiring manager writes down the names of clients that a candidate has sold too. With in 24 hours that hiring manager is calling on those accounts and dropping the name of the candidate they interviewed as a way to get in the door. The hiring manager is a bully, rude and almost ruins the existing relationship the candidate had with their office.
Then to top it off the candidate gets a call the next day from this client and said” why would you ever send that guy into MY OFFICE? He was extremely rude, and I don’t want you ever giving my office name out again!” Now because of a selfish rude manager that can’t get any business on his own, is using interviews to get candidates to name drop so he can go call on those accounts.
The relationship is now in jeopardy with the candidate hat name dropped the account. If the candidate does get this job they are interviewing for, the reputation of the company has already been damaged by the demeanor and attitude of the hiring managers attitude and actions. If the candidate doesn’t get this job, but with a different laser company, the relationship with the client is still in jeopardy. If the candidate goes to call on this client in the future, he last thing they remember is that somehow you were the reason this jerk of a hiring manager called on their practice, because you gave him their name!
All I want to say is IF YOU ARE UNSUCCESSFUL IN SELLING DEVICES ON YOUR OWN….DO NOT INTERVIEW CANDIDATES AND ASK THEM FOR LEADS. I WILL TELL ALL OF MY CANDIDATES THAT INTERVIEW TO REFUSE TO NAME DROP DUE TO NEGATIVE PAST EXPERIENCE.
Work harder, don’t ruin the reputation of your company with a recruiter like myself. I recruit for almost half of the aesthetic laser companies in the US. Once I hear negative info like this….it’s very difficult for me to send any candidates to that Regional Sales Manager/Director ever again.