The Responses I Like From The Recruiters The Most

Dmitry Kaglik

August 7, 2017

SAP

No Comment

I am not a newbie on the SAP job market. I was looking for job myself, and I was helping my friends to have a job.

I sent my CV to many recruiters, both agencies and in-house.

The feedback I received from them is just priceless. Let me list some of the favourites here…

1. Lack of any feedback

Yes, that is number one. You are lucky if 1 out of 100 recruiters would give you any feedback. The rest 99% emails will get no response at all.
To be honest, about 5 of those recruiters will come back to you by phone or by email with some additional questions and conversations, but after 1-2 contacts they disappear. They don’t even bother responding the chase letters.
You know, they have hundreds of candidates and tens of positions to fill, there’s no point in giving feedback to every person who applied.

2. Other candidates more closely fit the requirements

This is usually the full contents of the email, bar a greeting and a signature. That is a very (very-very) helpful answer, because it clearly shows you your place on Earth. It also tells you exactly where you need to improve your skills to fit that vacancy.

3. You do not have necessary consultancy skills

After many years in SAP world, both on consultancy and end-user sides? Yes, my recent experience (at the time of interview) was on the end-user side. But that was a team who dealt with implementation and roll-out of functionality to new businesses within the company. I was on several consulting roles before that. Of course, the recruiters know better, don’t they?

Thanks for your in-depth looking into my skillset, my recruiter friends.

What are you favourite responses?

Related Posts

SAP Best Practice, Model Company, or story of A Dog and A Tail

Dmitry Kaglik

August 6, 2018

SAP

No Comment

Share the knowledgeFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinDiggemailThere is no doubt that SAP accumulated a huge amount of experience in automation of business processes throughout the years. Some of these processes are easy to implement in SAP, others are not so. Many years ago, at least 20 or maybe more, SAP came up with an idea of “SAP Best Practice”, […]

Read More

First SAP project

Share the knowledgeFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinDiggemail Some time ago SAP Expert asked you to share your memories about your first SAP Project. Let me now share two interesting responses. No names shared, of course! My first SAP project was an implementation of SD/MM and FI/CO at Remington Arms Company in Wilmington, Delaware from 1993-1995. I remember the debate […]

Read More

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Search this site

Subscribe!

You can subscribe to our regular updates here.

Polls

Will you be happy to pay for the 3rd edition of the book FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ON SAP FINANCE?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...
Disclaimer and privacy policy