Archive for the 'Employment Tests' Category


Why employers should pay job applicants

Monday, April 28th, 2014

In the April 29, 2014 Ask The Headhunter Newsletter, a reader suggests getting paid before getting hired, or why waste time interviewing? Again and again, companies waste my time while they “assess” me in endless interviews and with employment tests. They’re wasting my time and theirs, but they don’t care because they are getting paid. […]


Big Data, Big Problems for Job Seekers?

Monday, January 20th, 2014

In the January 21, 2014 Ask The Headhunter Newsletter, Nick asks readers for help with an upcoming TV news interview: There’s no question from a reader this week. Instead, I’m asking all of you readers a question. May I have your help? I’ve been asked to appear on a TV news show to discuss how […]


How can I cheat on employment tests?

Monday, December 9th, 2013

In the December 10, 2013 Ask The Headhunter Newsletter, a reader has a friend who doesn’t do well on tests: A friend of mine has an important job interview coming up. It’s for a pretty high level job. Before she goes to the interview, they want her to do a personality type of test, and […]


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 […]