Recruiters are in demand by job seekers eager to move into new assignments and by employers seeking hard-to-find staffers.

Some things will either turn a recruiter away or ruin any relationship you’ve started. Most missteps reflect badly on your integrity or honesty and some just make you look uninformed about the recruiter’s role. A recruiter’s role is to find and fill jobs for an employer, which is her client.

So here are seven serious mistakes to avoid when working with a recruiter: