Recession rates

Simon Wilcox essuu at
Tue Mar 10 17:19:54 GMT 2009

On 10/3/09 17:07, Dirk Koopman wrote:

> £300? Don't be daft. A lot of recruiters wouldn't get out of bed for 
> ~25%, they will be looking for at least %50 (and in the bad old days 
> 100%). I would not be surprised if the saps are being offered £200 "in 
> these difficult times".

Which is why I'm very clear with recruiters that I will be telling 
candidates what we're being asked to pay.

On at least one occasion I've refused to take someone on because the 
agent was taking too big a slice and wouldn't be reasonable.


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