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I moved in London and start looking for a job in Online marketing. Put my job on Monster, but I have very desirable/valuable skills and recruiters are now harassing me and I suspect it's gonna be very confusing. How many recruitment agencies should I work with? My gut feeling would be to keep just two or three, but any advice?

Asked By: Lazy Garden Gnome - 8/9/2006
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as many of the reputable ones as you can - why not after all the more recruitment agencies you deal with the more jobs you have access to. Good luck x
Answered By: charlotte l - 8/9/2006
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I would go in and see them, you will get a feel for the business's mentality and therefore the outward image they project to their clients. If you like them, sign up but I, personally, would stick to a couple at each time to be able to monitor their messages to you Good Luck!
Answered By: lucyt20 - 8/9/2006
 
Listen to your gut, but also, if there are four or five reputable agencies that have a high success rate, be sure to keep them all in the bag. Good luck :o)
Answered By: R M - 8/9/2006
 
finding a good recruitment company can be a nightmare. It depends if your job is short term or permanent. if you are looking for permanenet jobs then you should probably only deal with one, possibly two agencies, it doesn't help if the same CV's are being trawled round by several agencies (they may take umbrage and not... More
Answered By: Mark J - 8/9/2006
 
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Answered By: G! - 8/9/2006
 
As meny agencies as possible - at one stage I was registered with 12. And none of them found me work. I got my current job through the local paper.
Answered By: k - 8/9/2006
 
I registered with a good few initially. However, i find that i am only actually in touch with 2 or 3. I keep in regular contact as well and i feel that i can actually approach them with any queries/problems that i also have.
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Answered By: chipmunk - 8/9/2006
 
keep as many as you can cope with
Answered By: shawLl - 8/10/2006
 
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