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    Default Dodgy agent practice

    had another agency calling me today with the promise of another job but "can you give me two references so i can verify your skills with your old managers"

    Laid into the git, he couldnt even provide a job spec.

    Isnt there a list of dodgy agencies that i can add them to? (or is that illegal?)

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    I had on yesturday who want me for a permy job, although I only do contract work, then he asked if I knew anyone who could do the job, then he asked who did the recuitment at my current gig !!! cheky f*ker!
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    Quote Originally Posted by NetwkSupport
    Isnt there a list of dodgy agencies that i can add them to? (or is that illegal?)
    Not really, but you can tell us who they are...


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    They continually try the same routine.
    I get them phoning all the time, asking for references so that it will make it easy for the client when it comes to hiring, even before I I get to go to the interview.
    I had one pimp, try his hardest to sell me a permie gig, even though I told him I was a contractor and not intrested in permie post's 3 times.
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    I told him i was onto him and knew his game and he started stuttering hahaha

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    Quote Originally Posted by NetwkSupport
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    "Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny. "


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    Once upon a time I had some woman from them screaming down the phone, accusing me of being an agent! Never been so insulted in my entire life! OK I've had worse insults, but that was certainly up there with the really bad ones.
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