A group of us were debating an issue that is facing one of the group.
He is a COO, lots of experience, not of the generation that went out and got certification after certification.
Answered a job wanted ad and was contacted by a recruiter.
Now we all know the recruiter works for the prospective employer. The recruiter said it would be a tough sell because they wanted to see "Six Sigma" or "Agile" on the resume.
She also shared the job description that never specified what level of Six Sigma or methodology of Agile. In fact we (the group) agree that the
The COO prospect was later told that they were firm on these requirements (even though he has been using GAP analysis and TQM for years.
All interaction between Recruiter and Client Company must go through the HR person.
So as it stands, he can’t get an interview.
Here's the dilemma: One of my contacts knows the principles of the target company. I can have an introduction made.
He informed the Recruiter of such, and of course the Recruiter thought it was a bad idea.
Should I make the intro?
Pros: He has nothing to lose; and might get the job.
Cons: The HR person will be incensed and the recruiter will lose income and probably never work with him again.
So again, what do you think?