When it comes to recruiters, retained vs. contingency could boil down to whether they have the company’s best interest in mind, or their own. Read Undercover Recruiter’s article, “Contingency vs. Retained Recruiters: What is the Difference?” for more insight into these two recruiting styles.

For more on how to best work with a recruiter, read my article, “Quick Tips for C-Level Executives on Working with Executive Recruiters.”