Archive for July, 2013


Should you disclose your salary history to a headhunter?

Monday, July 29th, 2013

In the July 30, 2013 Ask The Headhunter Newsletter, a reader frets about disclosing her salary information to a headhunter (and to an employer): I am a great fan of your newsletter and just read your guides, Keep Your Salary Under Wraps, How to Work with Headhunters, and How Can I Change Careers?, so I suppose […]


LinkedIn Payola: Selling out employers and job hunters

Monday, July 22nd, 2013

Introduction You’re an employer. You pay LinkedIn to search its profiles when you’re recruiting. Do you care that the job applicants who rise to the top of your search results paid for their positioning? In a sweeping 1950s music industry scandal, radio deejays were exposed for taking money — payola — from record promoters to […]


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 […]


71 Years Old: Got in the door at 63 and just got a raise!

Monday, July 1st, 2013

In the July 2, 2013 Ask The Headhunter Newsletter, a reader asks whether employers hire 64 year olds: I really enjoyed reading Too Old to Rock & Roll? My husband has great knowledge and is good at what he does. He is 64, confident and looks great. He just interviewed, they liked him, and asked him […]