Recruiters, how are you leveraging the market today?

I heard from a recruiter today that he brought a company up form 14 people to 70+ in less than six months. The company he literally helped build asked him to reduce his fee for future placements. He simply answered, “NO.” “No” is a complete sentence. About 30-45 seconds went by and the client responded…… “Ok, well, we have 15 very urgent positions to fill, I’m sending you job descriptions.”

Never underestimate your worth and never take less than you are worth. Help guide, lead and educate hiring managers about the conditions we face in the market today, but do NOT let yourself be undervalued.