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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Ask The Headhunter Jun 20Ask the Headhunter: What can I do after my job offer was rescinded?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 But right before the start date, the new employer rescinded the offer, leaving him unemployed.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.
Ask The Headhunter May 09Ask the Headhunter: How you can fix gaps in your resume
The best way to overcome gaps in your resume is to overcome gaps in your connections and relationships.
Ask The Headhunter May 02Ask the Headhunter: How to win any job
No matter what the job is, if you’re not prepared to show how you’d do the work, then you have no business in the interview.
Ask The Headhunter Apr 25Ask the Headhunter: Should I divulge my bad credit record to an employer?
The company claimed the credit check was a way to evaluate “character.”…