Dear Matt: I’ve been contacted by a few recruiters about some job openings they are hiring for. I haven’t thought about leaving my current job but decided to listen. One recruiter said they needed a résumé that day for me to even be considered. Why so pushy?
Jeri Glick-Anderson is the Director of Development for Temple Israel in Minneapolis.
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