Archive for February, 2014


Can people of color win jobs using Ask The Headhunter?

Monday, February 24th, 2014

In the February 25, 2014 Ask The Headhunter Newsletter, a reader asks about racial challenges: I was on the PBS NewsHour.org site and discovered your advice columns. I liked your disruptive advice so I went to your website, read several pages, signed up for the newsletter and bought Fearless Book 3. As an immigrant female […]


Should I stay at my current company?

Monday, February 17th, 2014

In the February 18, 2014 Ask The Headhunter Newsletter, a reader can’t decide whether to stay or go: I’m feeling itchy — I think you know what I mean. This is probably what a headhunter like you looks for in a job candidate for your clients. Someone who is ready to move! I’m happy at […]


Reddit AMA Overflow Q&A

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

Thanks for joining me on today’s Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything)! The questions were great and so were your comments! (But doesn’t anybody want to know what my favorite band of 2013 is??) For more Ask The Headhunter resources, please check the website and the bookstore. Sign up for the free weekly newsletter — and […]


Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) – It’s ON again!

Monday, February 10th, 2014

And now for something completely different… Join me today, February 11, 2014 for a special Ask The Headhunter Reddit AMA — Ask Me Anything — at 1pm ET. Here’s the direct link to the AMA: http://redd.it/1xmn3g I’m doing this in cooperation with my good buddies at PBS NewsHour, where I produce a weekly Ask The […]


What’s up with clueless interviewers?

Monday, February 10th, 2014

In the February 11, 2014 Ask The Headhunter Newsletter, a reader gets fed up with interviewers who are unprepared: What about interviewers who haven’t read your resume? An interviewer asked if I have done any programming, when my resume clearly states that I’m a programmer. Sometimes I’m asked if I know this software tool or […]


Big HR Data: Why Internet Explorer users aren’t worth hiring

Monday, February 3rd, 2014

In the February 4, 2014 Ask The Headhunter Newsletter, we’re catching up on the TV news segment I told you about recently… Ask The Headhunter Video This space is normally devoted to Q&A: A “live” problem faced by a reader, and my advice. But two weeks ago, in the January 20 edition, I asked for […]


Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything)

Monday, February 3rd, 2014

And now for something completely different… [This Reddit AMA is postponed… a new date will be posted!] Join me today, February 4, 2014 for a special Ask The Headhunter Reddit AMA — Ask Me Anything — at 1pm ET. I’m doing this in cooperation with my good buddies at PBS NewsHour, where I produce a […]