Nick Corcodilos started headhunting in Silicon Valley in 1979 and has answered over 30,000 questions from the Ask The Headhunter community.
In this special Making Sen$e edition of Ask The Headhunter, Nick shares insider advice and contrarian methods about winning and keeping the right job, on one condition: that you, dear Making Sense reader, send Nick your questions about your personal challenges with job hunting, interviewing, networking, resumes, job boards or salary negotiations. No guarantees — just a promise to do his best to offer useful advice.
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Ask The Headhunter Jun 05Ask the Headhunter: Do I have to repay job relocation costs?
Companies make new hires sign reimbursement agreements because they don't want to lose their investment in the relocation -- a perfectly reasonable way for a company to protect itself.
Ask The Headhunter May 29Ask the Headhunter: How to ethically share work samples in a job interview
Showing samples of your work is more powerful than a resume; it’s proof of your ability. But consider these questions of integrity first.
Ask The Headhunter May 22Ask the Headhunter: How to decide between 2 job offers
This rule may help you crystallize the real questions about the job offers you are considering.
Ask The Headhunter May 15Ask the Headhunter: How to deal with a dishonest boss
Try this approach to make your boss pay off on promises.
Ask The Headhunter May 08Ask the Headhunter: These simple words matter in a job interview
Employers usually value motivation and enthusiasm as much as expertise — if not more. And they want to hear it.
Ask The Headhunter May 01Ask the Headhunter: How did you find your jobs?
What can we learn from all the different ways we've found different jobs over the years?…
Ask The Headhunter Apr 24Ask the Headhunter: How do you find a work-at-home job?
When people think of work-at-home jobs, they have visions of quick and easy money. People who really do work from home successfully will tell you it's neither quick nor easy.
Ask The Headhunter Apr 17Ask the Headhunter: When job interviewers ask for your salary history, do this instead
Employers who rely on salary history to judge you are trusting another company's judgement of you.
Ask The Headhunter Apr 10Ask the Headhunter: Recruited by a contract firm? Here’s how to protect yourself
Contracting firms sometimes recruit aggressively without disclosing terms of employment in advance. Here are tips to avoid nasty surprises.
Ask The Headhunter Apr 03Ask the Headhunter: How to get a hiring manager’s attention
Don't give up on talking with someone. Through networking, here's one way to do it.