But you can do yourself a disservice if you ask a certain question first: What company is this job for? You may find it frustrating when a job ad doesn’t mention where the role is located. But recruiters don’t keep this to themselves simply because recruitment is a competitive industry. They often withhold this information at the company’s request because the company wants to ensure that candidates have been screened first. But more importantly, recruiters also want to ensure that you are the best fit for the role itself, and aren’t just vying for a spot in a particular company.