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  • The Role of the Recruiter

    Andrew Davis
    Advice for Scientists
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    During the search for a new position, whether we need to find another job or simply want a better situation, we begin to pursue all possible avenues to identify our next professional opportunity.  We search the job boards, scour the “Career” pages on company web sites, tap into our professional/social networks; anything to get the ball rolling with the goal of putting our resume in front of the right set of eyes.   Although there are a multitude of ways this can happen, it’s almost a certainty that your resume will find its way into the hands of a recruiter; either corporate or agency.  While many job searchers feel they understand the role this person plays (aka “paper pusher”), the actual function and importance of this piece of the job searching puzzle is often overlooked ...