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    Quote Originally Posted by NotAllThere View Post
    Why didn't you sue if you found yourself on that list?
    It probably never occurred to me.

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    And let’s not forget https://twitter.com/fakecandidate who seem to have been going longer.
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    I doubt very much you have been blacklisted. This just doesn’t happen. It’s more likely the fact that the market is terrible at the moment so that’s why you are being ignored. But as others have said if you have proof then sue them or get a solicitor to write to them to retract whatever they said.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Andy Hallett View Post
    Wobble your heads. Agents at the same firm don't even communicate about contractors.

    The odds of anyone being arsed to feed info to their competitors about someone they placed at THEIR CLIENT are about as much as me playing Premiership Football to a packed crowd this Saturday.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Andy Hallett View Post
    Wobble your heads. Agents at the same firm don't even communicate about contractors.

    The odds of anyone being arsed to feed info to their competitors about someone they placed at THEIR CLIENT are about as much as me playing Premiership Football to a packed crowd this Saturday.
    Literally had an agent call me up a few weeks ago who was sat NEXT TO the agent whose contract I was in the last week of.

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    This does occur and you’d be naive to think it doesn’t.

    To the OP do a SAR request to the agency concerned. See what that throws up, it is illegal to blacklist now


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    Respect my authoritah!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Boney MM View Post
    This does occur and you’d be naive to think it doesn’t.

    To the OP do a SAR request to the agency concerned. See what that throws up, it is illegal to blacklist now
    It doesn't occur except in very specific circumstances. You are paranoid if you think it does.
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    This sounds quite dramatic. Is this even a thing? I could imagine it might happen in a very small specialised market where there are only a couple competitors and they know each other very well. But I mean 40 companies? That's a lot. No one will have a close relationship with that level of influence over 40 of anything.

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    More time posting than coding

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    I imagine agents do talk and word might get around eventually. I'd be very surprised if someone has taken the time to call or email round 40 agencies just to badmouth you though. Even if they did, when you consider the turnover if staff it would eventually burn itself out.
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    Should post faster

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    I was a bit paranoid of this when I first started turning tricks (some of it stemmed from reading this forum though I may add the consensus then was as now that it isn't a thing). I even had a pimp (rhymes with maize) tell me I'd 'never work again' cos I turned his role down for another. I was distraught as it was early days and that small matter of a recession was happening.

    In typical fashion and like others in the thread... 6 months later he's asking me 'how have I been mate / am I available for work'
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