Like a really good date, the recruitment process may contain a certain amount of nervous energy and infatuation. It should. If both sides aren't enthusiastic from the outset, I usually urge the client and candidate to end to the courtship early.
Most successful placements are made before the love fest ever begins and are the result of properly managing everyone's expectations. If you don't have a good recruiter who knows how to get the right couple to the altar, you need to do a little soul searching and be honest with yourself. While there are many expectations to manage, here are the most important: