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Are There More Than Two Sides to the Story?

Some people think that it’s the fault of the recruiters and some think it’s the fault of the employer. No one can pin more of the blame on either side. If one thinks about it, both sides have something to do with why someone does or doesn’t get hired. Could there be more?

There is one more party we can blame in this situation, and that’s ourselves. It’s not always us, but it isn’t always them either. Does anyone ever gun for themselves or is it easier to pass the blame?

All three parties face a challenge in this situation:

  • The employer has to find the right candidate for the job.
  • The recruiter is hired to find the right candidate for a job based on the information given by someone else.
  • The candidate has to be right for the position based on what someone else thinks or says makes them the perfect fit.

It’s said that there are two sides to every story. Is it only two?