I called my recruiter back to break the bad news. I asked if he explained where the position was and he did. Why the physician did not inform us of the offer, I have not the foggiest idea. It potentially put us in a bad position with our client (fortunately this client has been with us for a long time and is not holding it against us) and it definitely put the physician is a bad light with the client. The client is about ready to pull the offer because he felt that the physician is gaming him trying to get a better offer.
I do not understand why folks go to these lengths and are so nonchalant about their job search. Examples like this just destroys any credibility one has both with the client and with the recruiter. I wish this physician all the best in his search…he will need it!
Member – National Coalition of Healthcare Recruiters
Member – National Association of Personnel Services