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    15 LinkedIn Recruiters Who Have GOT To Be Kidding Me

    🚩 When the job won't reveal the salary before the interview 🚩.

    Looking for a job can be exhausting, but recruiters are here to help! Well, usually. Most of the time, recruiters can get your foot in the door at a new gig. Other times, they ARE the door...and it's locked. Here are 16 screenshots from r/linkedinlunatics and r/recruitinghell of recruiters who make me want to leave the job market altogether and live in the woods:

    1. This recruiter who can't fathom why someone needs to know how much a job — something people do to get paid — actually pays:

    "Thank u, next!"

    2. This recruiter who implied not getting hired for a job means you're a bad human:

    "Ghosted? You probably deserve it"

    3. This speedy recruiter who supposedly filled a position in record time:

    "Unfortunately, this position has been filled."

    4. This sudden case of memory loss:

    "Do you have implementation experience?"

    5. ???

    "For what your resume ?"

    6. I have a lot of trouble believing an actual 7-year-old human child realistically said, "rapid turnaround thanks to a massive talent pool."

    "Hire True A-Players, not Just *A* Player"

    7. This recruiter needs to slowly back away from the caps lock:

    "SPECIFY THE EXACT TIME YOU WILL BE AVAILABLE \]"

    8. Does everyone lose their grasp on time while struggling to put together IKEA furniture? Yes, of course. Is it an excuse to miss an interview? No!

    "I was building some Ikea Furniture and I completely forgot!"

    9. This job interview comes with mandatory marriage counseling:

    "Spousal Interview"

    10. Just imagine getting ratio'd on LinkedIn of all places:

    "I do feel like it's disrespectful to interview with multiple companies at the same time"

    11. 🗣️🗣️🗣️ List the pay ON the job posting:

    "sorry , can we connect and discuss"

    12. This passive aggressive recruiter who responded to a candidate like a jilted ex:

    "Wow ok"

    13. This application that would immediately put me in an existential coma:

    "Reason for Living"

    14. This recruiter who wanted to use a candidate's job application as a dating app:

    "Too bad we live on opposite sides of the country because I would totally want to get to know you better."

    15. And finally, this recruiter who is, in the words of Taylor Swift, so casually cruel in the name of being honest:

    "I am finished"