Who Is The Headhunter?
Nick Corcodilos is the host of Ask The
Headhunter® and author of Fearless
Job Hunting (2013), How
to Work with Headhunters (2009), How
Can I Change Careers? (2009), and Keep
Your Salary Under Wraps (2012).
Nick is also the author
of Ask The Headhunter:
Reinventing The Interview to Win The Job (1997), the #1-selling interview guide on Amazon for 26 consecutive months, published in the U.S., the U.K., Taiwan, China, and Brazil.
(This book is no longer in print)
Nick started headhunting in 1979 in one of America's most
competitive job markets: California's Silicon Valley. Using the methods described in his
books, in the ATH
Newsletter and on the ATH blog, he has helped people win management and staff jobs in companies
including IBM, GE, Hewlett-Packard and Merrill Lynch.
Recognized Across America
What do powerhouse Executive MBA schools like Harvard and Cornell have in common? Nah... not just pricey tuitions! Their EMBAs turn to Ask The Headhunter for advice about How to stand out in the talent glut, and How to work with headhunters... and without them. Get in on the insider tips, and get an edge!
Nick's weekly Ask
The Headhunter column on PBS
NewsHour gets picked up by GoogleNews just minutes after his
in-your-face advice posts on the NewsHour website -- that many
people read it!
Featured in The Wall Street Journal,
Digest, USA Today, The New York Times, Fast
Company, Working Woman, on CNN, CNBC, MSNBC and New York Public Radio, Nick's iconoclastic techniques for job search, hiring
and career development are used by job hunters and employers alike.
Adobe Systems (CMO.com),
IDG, CNet, CMP Media, and Dice.com have licensed Nick's work
for use by their millions of members in the fields of information technology and electronics engineering.
Ask The Headhunter features have also been distributed
worldwide by Universal
The Ask The Headhunter approach to job hunting and hiring has been recognized by
management gurus including Peter Drucker and Tom Peters.
President of North Bridge Group, Inc.,
Nick Corcodilos has been retained by
companies including AT&T, Merrill Lynch, Becton Dickinson, and Procter & Gamble to teach managers to recruit and hire more effectively, and to help groom employees for promotions and career transition. Companies using his books as a hiring tool include Disney,
Marriott, Microsoft, Merrill Lynch and the U.S. Government.
The Insider's Edge
A few years ago Nick decided to take headhunting to a higher plane. Through his Be Your
Own Headhunter workshops he teaches companies how to hire the right workers by ignoring the wrong applicants, and he teaches job hunters how to (1) forget about resumes, (2) go
on fewer interviews, and (3) win the right job by
delivering profit in an interview.
Ask The Headhunter Online
Now Nick is here, online, to help you. Since January, 1995 The Headhunter has
personally replied to tens of thousands of questions from job hunters and employers alike.
How does he do it? He types very, very fast...
Learn the basics of Nick's approach; read his detailed articles about issues that affect you
every day as an employer and as a job
hunter; get a hot tip in The Crocodile™; check the FAQ; cruise through his extensive posts in
the Ask The Headhunter Blog; and then hit him up
with your own questions. Nick is here to help you.
Ask The Headhunter -- the book and the online forum -- has garnered praise from around the world. Management guru Tom Peters calls Ask The Headhunter
aproach to help job hunters win job offers and a powerful hiring tool for employers
Nick Corcodilos shreds some of our most basic assumptions about the way to hire top people
-- or to get hired. No manager can afford to miss what he has to say." And
job hunters like James A. Wick, a manager at Intel, are saying, "Thanks!
I got the job -- with your help!" To read what the rest of Nick's audience says, click here.
About "The Headhunter"
Nick Corcodilos is president of North Bridge Group, Inc. He holds a Bachelors Degree
Beta Kappa) from Rutgers College where he was a Henry Rutgers Scholar, and a Masters in Cognitive Psychology from
Stanford University (where his academic bent was quickly corrupted by the Biz School and Silicon Valley). He plays music (keyboard and guitar), and enjoys Chi Gung and T'ai
Chi, backpacking and kayaking. He loves his work, but would rather be in Alberta climbing
Fearless Job Hunting: Overcome the daunting obstacles that
stop other job hunters dead in their tracks (2013).
How you cope with these obstacles will make or break your job
search, no matter how good your resume is, how clever your
interview answers are, or how many jobs you’ve applied for. This
series of 9 books (and the Complete Collection) includes 96
myth-busting Q&A topics that Nick has taught to Executive MBA
students at UCLA, Cornell, Harvard and other top schools, and to
corporations, professional associations, career coaches, sales
people, IT professionals, college students and people in almost
every line of work. Get the edge -- and say hello to total
control over your job search.
to Work with Headhunters (2009) breaks with convention and
reveals how headhunters operate and how you can profit from working
with the good ones. The book also shows you how to distinguish good
headhunters from the unsavory ones who waste your time, don't return
your calls, and don't know what they're doing...
Can I Change Careers? (2009) is an
"Answer Kit" that reveals an unconventional new direction
for people seeking new careers. Dispensing with age-old assumptions
about how to grovel for a new job, Nick shows how to prepare to
demonstrate how you will contribute to a company's success by
applying old skills in new, profitable ways.
Your Salary Under Wraps (2012) Revealing your salary history to an employer might be the worst mistake you ever make!
This iconoclastic Answer Kit is about how to get paid what you're worth, without letting an employer use your old salary to cap a job offer.
Nick shows you how to say NO -- and how to prompt higher salary offers from employers who will judge you by what you can do, not by what someone else paid you
Ask The Headhunter (1997), the book
that started it all, is no longer in print.
The Ask The Headhunter Newsletter has
been delivered weekly by e-mail since 2002 to a restricted
subscriber list. Click here to read two of Nick's most controversial editions: Job-Board
Journalism: Selling out the American job hunter and TheLadders:
Job-board salary fraud?
Nick Corcodilos is a popular and engaging speaker on topics ranging from job search and internal career development to effective hiring
strategies. His audiences have included professional associations, Fortune
500 companies, educational institutions, the top 30 MBA schools from around the world, and the US Army Corps of Engineers. For more information or to inquire about scheduling Nick to
speak at your organizational function, please email North
Bridge Group, Inc.
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