Archive for May, 2013


How should I quit this job?

Monday, May 20th, 2013

In the May 21, 2013 Ask The Headhunter Newsletter, a job applicant invests more than eight hours in interviews and asks why the employer acts like her time is free: I currently work for a tiny family-run office and have just gotten a job offer elsewhere. It’s an offer I cannot refuse. I am feeling […]


Who says 58 year olds can’t get a job?

Monday, May 13th, 2013

In the May 14, 2013 Ask The Headhunter Newsletter, a reader tells how he landed a job with more money, more vacation, in short order — at age 58: I just wanted to tell you that I got a new job. Though I got this job by responding to a posting on LinkedIn, I used some of […]


Job Boards: Take this challenge or F off!

Monday, May 6th, 2013

In the May 7, 2013 Ask The Headhunter Newsletter, a job hunter gets fed up having to pay to “access” jobs online: I have been job hunting for three weeks now and each time I come across a job that I would like to apply for, I get directed to a website that demands payment. […]