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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 expect more.

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...

Nick has expanded this popular article into a full section of his book How 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.

The book 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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