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Mass Mailing Partners or Recruiters

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 29, 2012 3:17 am

I think the title is self-explanatory. Some firms have links to recruiters and tell you to e-mail them and their lovely generic addresses. But with a little bit more search, you also find "hiring partners" or "chairs of hiring committees."

Should a person ignore the firm's website advice and directly email those hiring partners, or follow it and mail the recruiting director.

Positives of e-mailing hiring partners: direct look at resume, rather than having your paper lost in some corner. Also eagerness?
Negatives: Recruiters might feel offended (I used to participate in hiring decisions at another industry, and yes, people did not like it when the Director of Finance was e-mailed directly), ignoring web advice, seeming entitled and arrogant.

Anyone has any ideas. Preferably people with success via mass mailing.

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Re: Mass Mailing Partners or Recruiters

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 29, 2012 3:26 am

Anonymous User wrote:I think the title is self-explanatory. Some firms have links to recruiters and tell you to e-mail them and their lovely generic addresses. But with a little bit more search, you also find "hiring partners" or "chairs of hiring committees."

Should a person ignore the firm's website advice and directly email those hiring partners, or follow it and mail the recruiting director.

Positives of e-mailing hiring partners: direct look at resume, rather than having your paper lost in some corner. Also eagerness?
Negatives: Recruiters might feel offended (I used to participate in hiring decisions at another industry, and yes, people did not like it when the Director of Finance was e-mailed directly), ignoring web advice, seeming entitled and arrogant.

Anyone has any ideas. Preferably people with success via mass mailing.


From my own experience, hiring partners have usually just forward the email to the recruiter without opening the attachments.




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