My name is Jeff Weisberg from JW Resources, a contingency search firm. We are a small specialized boutique firm.
We go to your Jeff’s On Call! column and The Fordyce Letter as soon as we get into the office, and have been following your advice for years.
This morning I terminated my agreement with one of my clients. This was primarily due to a lack of assignments that I have been given over the past year. I placed one individual several months ago due to an old assignment, but hadn’t received any additional assignments during a one year period. I am fully aware that they have been using several other firms on a regular basis based on job postings and by talking with candidates in the industry.
My agreement states that it can be cancelled by either party at anytime and there is nothing stated about recruiting their employees. So I canceled the agreement and they responded, “What is your reason for canceling?” I