Archive for June, 2013


Just how stupid is Google about interviewing?

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

So I get back from a week-long trip to the San Francisco Bay Area and find a slew of e-mails from readers who wanted to share a link to this hilarious article in The Atlantic: Google Finally Admits That Its Infamous Brainteasers Were Completely Useless for Hiring And every Ask The Headhunter reader who sent […]


Am I unwise to accept their first offer?

Monday, June 17th, 2013

In the June 18, 2013 Ask The Headhunter Newsletter, a job hunter worries about asking for more money: My dream position with my dream company has just come through! The offer is good — a bit lower than I would have liked, but very good. My question is this: Do I even bother haggling over […]


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 […]