Archive for the 'Ask The Headhunter Products' Category


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 […]


Should I disclose my salary history?

Monday, March 19th, 2012

In the March 20, 2012 Ask The Headhunter Newsletter, a reader worries that disclosing salary history to an employer is not a good idea… What’s the best way to deal with an interviewer who wants to know my salary history and salary requirements? While I know employers always ask this, I feel it takes away […]


Ask The Headhunter in a nutshell

Monday, December 19th, 2011

In the December 20, 2011 Ask The Headhunter Newsletter, a reader asks for ATH in a nutshell: Can you please summarize the Ask The Headhunter strategy and explain the main differences between ATH and the traditional approach to job hunting? Thanks. (This Q&A was such a hit last year that I’m reprising it — hope […]


Readers’ Forum: Ask The Headhunter in a Nutshell

Monday, December 20th, 2010

In the December 21, 2010 Ask The Headhunter Newsletter, a reader asks for ATH in a nutshell: Can you please summarize the Ask The Headhunter strategy and explain the main differences between ATH and the traditional approach to job hunting? Thanks. Normally, I publish only a short excerpt of the newsletter here on the blog. But this […]


Limited time: 1/3 off expires Jan. 2

Saturday, December 26th, 2009

In the last edition of the newsletter, I posted a special offer for 1/3 off on my two new PDF books, How to Work with Headhunters… and how to make headhunters work for you (regular price: $39.95) and How Can I Change Careers? (regular price: $12.95). The special offer of $34.95 for the 2-book bundle […]