Confused by headhunter

I got contacted for a really non-traditional finance role on LinkedIn by a headhunter. Chatted with him, thought it was interesting and forwarded my resume. I later got a message asking for some times to speak to the head of the team - i offered some times and since then radio silence. No reply to emails, no nothing.

I am really confused? I think I just move on, but its kinda amazing that these people can be so unprofessional.

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Comments (4)

Jan 11, 2019

The role probably got filled or the guy actually hiring passed on you. Move on.

Jan 12, 2019

LinkedIn headhunters are next-level unprofessional

thots and prayers

Jan 12, 2019

Is this your first time working with a headhunter??? Because what you describe is 100% standard when working with a headhunter. There's a million reasons why this could have happened and I've never had a recruiter call me and say, "you didn't get it, talk to you later . . ."

Also, you really shouldn't take it personally. In most cases, the end client isn't working with just 1 search firm, they will put their call out to multiple firms. So it's most likely that your guy just didn't get your resume in quick enough or the end client chose another headhunter for interviews, etc. There's a million reasons these things go bad and most of them have nothing to do with you.

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Jan 14, 2019