Archive for March, 2013


Headhunters Are Harassing Me!

Monday, March 25th, 2013

In the March 26, 2013 Ask The Headhunter Newsletter, a reader complains about troublesome headhunters: What’s your advice to someone who is dealing with unwanted cold calls from headhunters? Somehow my name has been shared around as someone who is looking for a change. (I’m not. If I were, I would be the one making […]


Cornell Presentation: Be The Profitable Hire

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

This is a special posting connected to a presentation for Executive MBA students at Cornell: Ask The Headhunter / Be The Profitable Hire Cornell University Johnson School of Management March 23, 2013, in Palisades, NY I’ll add more content here after the event — but the main purpose is to answer attendees’ questions that we […]


TheLadders sued for multiple scams in U.S. District Court class action

Monday, March 11th, 2013

Ask The Headhunter readers have been asking for it for years, and it’s finally happened. A consumer protection class action was filed against TheLadders on March 11, 2013 in U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, for: breach of contract, money had and received, breach of the implied covenant of good faith and fair […]


Commit Resume Blasphemy

Monday, March 4th, 2013

In the March 5, 2013 Ask The Headhunter Newsletter, a job changer wonders if his resume is any good: I was terminated along with dozens of other people when my company got into trouble. I’ve had to look for jobs in totally different industries because I want to stay in this city. Attached is my […]