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My experience with headhunters is that they only find people to fix situations that have gone badly wrong or are about to go bad.
contacts or dealing directly with the company (if that is at all possible these days).
In my experience (10+ years) applying directly to a large corporation is utterly pointless.
1. Most of those big companies want people who embrace the "corporate mentality", so perhaps they prefer to take people directly out of college so as to brainwash them better.
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2. Outsourcing and offshoring are visible today but began I believe in the 1980s if not earlier. I think big corporations became hesitant to hire Americans long ago. When I've interviewed recently with big companies via headhunters lately, I walk in and see mainly brown complexions. Very few US citizens. And I know from visiting www.zazona.com that many of these people are making well above the legal salary limit, but there's no enforcement of the visa program, so oh well.
Re small companies: I have gotten many a job by applying directly to small companies. These places are of course less stable, less professional, the offices are not fancy, and the big personalities you find in the business world resonate more loudly in a small company, but I'd rather help David win over Goliath than help Goliath win over David.
Heck, at this point I'd even consider moving to India to help them kick American corporations' butts. However I hear they aren't giving Americans work permits, and anyway, open source software is doing an effective job at kicking corporate butt.
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To some extent that is true, in the last few years the jobs offered from headhunters have been terrible, when times...