1. Understand your place on the totem pole (ears open, mouth shut)
2. Study your craft, do your homework, learn all aspects of your companies business. The bigger the picture you understand the better
3. Pick traits both positive and negative from those above you and either emulate or shy away from
4. Own your work in all situations
5. No question is too stupid the first time you ask it, the second time you have to ask something you are not learning
6. Pay your dues, work harder than those above you and don't complain
7. Don't email when you can pick up the phone
8. Be persistent and confident but not pushy and salesy
9. Follow things from A-Z, do not drop the ball under any circumstance. Do not allow anyone else to drop the ball either
10. Client and Candidate experience is always most important

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Comment by Kyle Smith on July 7, 2008 at 2:01pm
Good list, but why did you entitle this post 10 Tips for a Jr. Recruiter? Aren't these 10 universal tips for life?
Comment by Nancy Ford on July 8, 2008 at 1:36pm
Love this list. I'd also add - see if you can figure out the answer BEFORE you stop someone else's work day "just because they already know." You learn more when you find answers yourself.


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