Trusting someone with your hiring requirements or with your resume can be nerve-wracking. As an ex-headhunter I've seen many different styles of headhunting, some very ethical, some utterly not so.
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It was in that moment that it struck me: headhunters are an incredible additional career resource, but their advice can be horrible for your job hunt as a whole.
As an executive recruiter, it is easy to fall into the trap of assuming you know where a candidate's interests lie.
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Emphasize to your children that the most important things in life are health, family, and being together. Mom or Dad can always find another job, but having one another is what really matters.
Do the sometimes wacky ways that people find jobs (or opportunities find people) in better times still hold promise?
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