Archive for the 'Ask The Headhunter Products' Category

600 Editions: The Best of Ask The Headhunter!

Monday, November 9th, 2015

In the November 10, 2015 Ask The Headhunter Newsletter, we look at the best of 600 editions! Question I’ve been reading your Ask The Headhunter newsletter for a long time. Before that, I remember your forum on The Motley Fool going back into the 1990s! I have no idea how many questions you’ve answered in […]

6 Secrets of The New Interview

Monday, June 15th, 2015

In the June 16, 2015 Ask The Headhunter Newsletter, an old friend re-surfaces… for a little while! The New Interview Instruction Book is BACK! 20 years ago, Ask The Headhunter was born from a discussion forum I started on Prodigy (does anyone remember Prodigy?) and a book titled The New Interview Instruction Book. The book […]

UCLA Anderson Webinar: Parting Company – How to leave your job on your own terms

Thursday, May 7th, 2015

This is a Q&A overflow area for attendees of today’s webinar Parting Company: How to leave your job on your own terms, presented to UCLA’s Anderson School of Management — students, alumni and faculty. The webinar was based on the book Parting Company: How to leave your job. Many thanks to the team at Anderson […]

The 6 Gotchas of Goodbye

Monday, February 16th, 2015

In the February 17, 2015 Ask The Headhunter Newsletter, we discuss how HR can make your exit tricky — and how to protect yourself. The last word on leaving your job When you leave a job, HR is often waiting for you with a few tricks. I call this exit gantlet the 6 gotchas of […]

Parting Company: How to leave your job

Monday, February 2nd, 2015

In the February 3, 2015 Ask The Headhunter Newsletter, we take a look at how to leave your job without hurting your career. Fired? Downsized? Need to resign? In last week’s edition, Your Boss Hates You: The politics of CYA, we discussed a reader’s difficult parting with her employer. Some of the busiest areas of […]

An insider’s biggest beefs with employment testing

Thursday, August 14th, 2014

Last fall I was tickled to publish the first guest author in the Ask The Headhunter Bookstore: Dr. Erica Klein, who wrote Employment Tests: Get The Edge. The book stemmed from enormous interest in a short article Erica wrote for the Guest Voices section of the Ask The Headhunter website. I asked Erica to turn […]

Ask The Headhunter In A Nutshell: The short course

Monday, December 16th, 2013

In the December 17, 2013 Ask The Headhunter Newsletter, a reader asks for the short and sweet version of Ask The headhunter (and gets an earful): Can you please summarize the Ask The Headhunter strategy and explain the main differences between ATH and the traditional approach to job hunting? Thanks. Nick’s Reply This is a […]

Employment Tests: Get The Edge | NEW BOOK!

Monday, October 7th, 2013

In the October 8, 2013 Ask The Headhunter Newsletter, a job seeker worries about taking employment tests: I’m going on an interview shortly. I was told that prior to receiving an offer there would be some testing. I doubt there are any tests that relate to the job content of this particular job. What other […]

How (not) to use a resume

Monday, June 10th, 2013

In the June 11, 2013 Ask The Headhunter Newsletter, a job hunter wants a resume template: I need a template for a two-page resume that will help me get in the door at a company I want to approach. Can you help? Nick’s Reply Resumes are a weak, passive way to get in the door […]

Fearless Job Hunting: How to start a job search (+ 9 new books!)

Tuesday, June 4th, 2013

In the June 4, 2013 Ask The Headhunter Newsletter, a reader complains about the nagging fear that “the system” will blow up in his face: I follow all the proper steps throughout my job search, and inevitably I hit a snag that I don’t expect. Getting a job is portrayed as this system everybody follows […]