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Ask The Headhunter Jul 25Ask the Headhunter: 5 tips for avoiding terrible employers
Here are a few tips from our job search expert on how to pick a good employer.
Ask The Headhunter Jul 18Ask the Headhunter: How do I know this company isn’t a horrible place to work?
"What can I ask that will give me the best idea of whether a company is going to be a good place to work?" asks one job seeker.
Ask The Headhunter Jul 11Ask the Headhunter: What should I tell employers about why I quit my last job?
Don't bad-mouth your old employer or air their dirty laundry. Here's what to say if prospective employers ask why you quit.
Ask The Headhunter Jun 27Ask the Headhunter: A manager’s 8 secrets to better hiring
The problem with hiring this way is that the people you hire are so good that other departments will poach them.
Ask The Headhunter Jun 20Ask the Headhunter: What can I do after my job offer was rescinded?
With a job offer in hand, one reader gave his two weeks' notice. But right before the start date, the new employer rescinded the offer, leaving him unemployed.
Ask The Headhunter Jun 13Ask the Headhunter: Should I tell very personal stories in job interviews?
In work interviews, don't get too personal. Find some work-related examples of your dedication and character, and talk about those in your interviews instead of sharing personal stories.
Ask The Headhunter Jun 06Ask the Headhunter: Can a headhunter really find you a job without your resume?
The best resume is no resume. Get your foot in the door with your personal contacts instead.
Ask The Headhunter May 30Ask the Headhunter: Will a company lowball me because I’m out of work?
Laid off as part of a corporate downsizing, one job seeker asks whether that will hurt his chances for a fair job offer in the future.
Ask The Headhunter May 23Ask the Headhunter: Why have employers been replaced with middlemen?
Welcome to the employment industry racket where you’re not hired to work; you’re rented out to do work.
Ask The Headhunter May 16Ask the Headhunter: Why employers need to lose the jargon in job postings
When jargon is used in job recruiting, potentially good candidates get turned off. Instead, explain the job so a 12-year-old can understand it.