||How Do I Find A Good Headhunter?
By Nick Corcodilos
This is one of the most frequent questions I'm asked. My
first response is, remember that the headhunter's business is filling positions, not
helping people find jobs. Headhunters are hired and paid by employers and they're usually
too busy working on specific assignments to bother with you (so don't be surprised or
offended when they don't return your call).
It's also important to know that the headhunter's first
responsibility is to the client who's paying him, not to you. A headhunter may therefore
pursue you and send you on an interview with a particular client. But, if you're not
hired, he may never call you again. That's the nature of his (or her) business. Don't
Nonetheless, the headhunter's methods are so powerful
that you ought to learn what they are and how to use them. And that's the entire purpose
of Ask The Headhunter: to teach you how to be your own headhunter.
If you're going to try and hook up with a headhunter, you
might as well use an approach that gets the headhunter's attention...
expanded this popular article into a full section of his
to Work with Headhunters. Click for more information and
to view samples from the book, and to learn the insider's
approach to working with headhunters profitably.
includes Nick's powerful How to Say It tips, the Insider's
Edge about how headhunters operate, and a crib sheet
to help you deal with any call from any headhunter.
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