Recruiters Behaving Badly I: Are You Out Of Funding

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Note that I have redacted (ALL CAPS) all contact info or anything that may reveal the parties involved.

This story comes from a Minnesota startup I know well… the CEO has had no interaction with the search firm or recruiter until this first email:

RECRUITER to CEO

Hi CEO,

XXXXX is a candidate for your XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX position.

Please reply and let me know or simply visit your CLIENT ACCOUNT LOGIN to setup the interview:

Candidate: XXXXX XXXXXXXXXXXX
Status: Authorized to work in the U.S. - U.S. Citizen
Desired salary range: open. Entry Level
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Education: Bachelor's

Thank you,
RECRUITER

CEO reply to RECRUITER that day:

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