Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Snack Vendor – or Undercover Job Recruiter?

My opinion of recruiters isn't very good: they have no ethics. I dealt with a good number of them, and found them all the same. But, with distance, this article seems funny in spots.

It was a humid June morning on David Perry's fourth day of masquerading as a snack-food vendor inside an industrial park. He had one day left on the canteen truck he'd rented for $500. The executive recruiter, wearing a hairnet and an apron, finally got a customer to tell him what he needed to know: the identity of a technology guru a client had hired Mr. Perry to poach from a competitor.

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