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Agency Dirty Tricks

There are so many agency dirty tricks that recruiters use to catch out contractors that contractors need to know.

They are not really contractors’ agents as such, the way that actors and footballers have agents who look after their interests.

The agents that contractors use are in a constant battle with them to take as much of their money as possible.

The more that a contractor gets from the client the less the agent’s margin is. So, the agency try to take as much of the contractors money as they can.

Spamming References from Contractors

They also get up to such tricks as spamming references from them and using them to get information on who is looking for contractors.

Anyway, there are lots of articles underneath that will forewarn contractors in their dealings with recruitment companies.

Be forearmed!

Agency Umbrella Companies Preferred Supplier Lists It's something that contractors are coming up against more and more, i.e. agency umbrella companies preferred supplier lists. It's where...

Public Sector Managers Public Sector Managers may, unwittingly, be encouraging Umbrella Companies and Agencies to break the law. That law is the 2010 Bribery Act. Umbrella...

Contractor Introductory Fee from an Agency A reader sent us this article about how much to charge for a contractor introductory fee. Dr McLaughlin, I am...

Even I could not believe this dirty trick.

....and what he did instead to separate the sheep from the goats.

Providing Contractors The simplest way of making more money from your client is providing contractors to them. Most contractors don't usually bother. Although they probably know...

Top Recruiter A top recruiter posted this as Comments, after a recent article by a reader. See what you think and whether you agree with...

Will that stop me leaving early

Should I approach my agent or the client

IT Contractors have always wondered how much money recruiters are paid and what their incentive structure is. Here we reveal it