Sometimes candidates send an inquiry to a recruiter without sending a cv, or including their phone number. We understand your wanting to be guarded up front, but if you want more information beyond the job posting, it is best done by a phone conversation. That way, you can get more info about the job, but [...]
Whether searching for a job, or a perfect candidate I strongly suggest periodically checking your SPAM box. I can't tell you how many times critical communication has been delayed, or lost by legitimate emails being flagged as SPAM. This is especially critical when time is of the essence during the recruitment process.
Sometimes it seems that contacting the employer directly would be a better way to find a job than working through a recruiter. While that seems to make sense, using a recruiter can be beneficial because the recruiter communicates with the employer and the candidate who might share a concern, or a circumstance that might never [...]
Recruiters realize you are looking at other jobs, getting other job offers, or you may not really be interested in the job shown by the recruiter. Communicating these things is usually the best so the recruiter will know the reality of the situation. If you share, guardedly of course, that you are interviewing elsewhere, or [...]