If you are hiring for a technical position, sooner or later, you are bound to find yourself on the receiving end of this kind of email.

My name is X, and I’m a technical recruiter with Y. I’m writing to introduce a strong candidate who has extensive knowledge in technology Z. He has an A degree from B university and previously worked as a lead at C.

He’s currently actively interviewing and he’s very interested in your company. He won’t stay long on the market!

I would like to arrange a meeting right away, as well as set up a time to learn more about your hiring needs. Please give me a call at 415-555-1212.

Lucky you. You’re indeed trying to hire someone with these skills. This candidate seems like he could be a good match. It might be the quick fix to your recruiting headaches. Except, it’s not. What’s wrong with this?

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