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What to ask recruiters, what they should be able to answer

Well-informed, inquisitive job candidates make good impressions and better decisions; but be wise about what you ask and when


Jan. 7, 2020
By William Ehart

Knowledge is power, says search consultant Leslie Hortum. And asking the right questions can mean the difference between landing the job or landing flat, or between finding the right opportunity and avoiding the wrong one.

With that in mind, CEO Update asked five prominent executive recruiters in the association sector to relay the questions that job candidates should consider asking them as the search begins or as it progresses through interviews with the search committee. (See Key Questions Checklist.)