Archive for the 'Fearless Job Hunting' Category


Fired for my ethics!

Monday, January 13th, 2014

In the January 14, 2014 Ask The Headhunter Newsletter, a reader gets fired for not cutting corners: I am about to be “removed” from my present position. The background reason is because I do my work by the book and will not take shortcuts that are unethical. Management says I’m not a team player. In […]


The Stress Interview: How employers abuse job applicants

Monday, January 6th, 2014

In the January 7, 2014 Ask The Headhunter Newsletter, a reader takes on employers who play games in job interviews: You have an awesome newsletter and I am glad that I have subscribed to it. I wish more people (especially companies that hire) would read it. Have you ever heard of an interview process where […]


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 […]


4 Fearless Job Hunting Tips

Monday, November 25th, 2013

In the November 26, 2013 Ask The Headhunter Newsletter, there’s no Q&A. Instead… I normally take a break during Thanksgiving week and skip publishing an edition of the newsletter so that I can cook, bake, and fill the larder with goodies for Thursday. But I’m cooking up something different for you with this edition. Rather than […]


Top 10 Stupid Interview Questions: #6 – #10

Monday, November 18th, 2013

In the November 18, 2013 Ask The Headhunter Newsletter, a reader asks about the rest of the stupid inteview questions… In the November 5 edition we discussed the first five of The Top 10 Stupid Interview Questions. (There are of course lots more than 10, but who’s counting?) Let’s recap the reader’s question, then tackle #6 – […]


What to do about a broken job

Monday, August 26th, 2013

In the August 27, 2013 Ask The Headhunter Newsletter, a reader is frustrated by interviewers who don’t want to talk about the work that needs to be done… I think your suggestion to “do the work in the interview” is literally right on the money. Nothing else shows how you’ll contribute to the bottom line. […]


How to get into a company that’s not hiring

Monday, August 19th, 2013

In the August 20, 2013 Ask The Headhunter Newsletter, a reader wants to break down the barriers to get into companies that are not advertising jobs: There are several companies I’d like to work for that don’t have any positions posted, but my skill sets should make me a very viable candidate for them. I […]


Fearless Job Hunting: Should I accept HR’s rejection letter?

Monday, August 12th, 2013

This week’s Q&A is an excerpt from Fearless Job Hunting, Book 4, Overcome Human Resources Obstacles, $6.95 (PDF, instant download). Order your copy now and get Book 2: Avoid Employment Scams, Ruses & Rackets, which sells for $4.95, for FREE! Here’s how: E-mail me the full purchase confirmation for Book 4, including the transaction number, […]


Who will lead you to your next job?

Monday, July 15th, 2013

In the July 16, 2013 Ask The Headhunter Newsletter, a reader asks what to do after getting screwed by a long-time employer: After ten years, my sales performance at my company started topping the charts. The boss could not understand how I did it, but it was the personal attention I gave my customers. I […]


Job Hunting: I’m lousy at selling myself!

Monday, July 8th, 2013

When I created the new Fearless Job Hunting books, I packed almost 100 of the best Ask The Headhunter Q&As and advice columns into The Complete Collection. Even so, lots of great Q&As didn’t make the final cut — I just had to stop somewhere. This edition of the newsletter includes one of the Q&As […]