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Podcast 30: Nick Corcodilos, Ask the Headhunter

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The guest on today’s Consumerism Commentary Podcast is Nick Corcodilos, author of Ask the Headhunter: Reinventing the Interview to Win the Job and How to Work With Heahunters. Nick is the founder of the website Ask the Headhunter where he offers advice about job hunting.

Today, Tom Dziubek and Nick Corcodilos discuss the job of the headhunter and what job hunters need to do in this economy to get a great job and advance their careers.

Production Number: S02E04
Segment Number: 43

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[00:00] Introduction from Tom Dziubek
[00:31] Interview with Nick Corcodilos from “Ask the Headhunter”
[00:51] The job of a headhunter
[01:32] Assistance with the job search
[02:47] Bad headhunters’ mistakes
[04:20] Networking for job seekers
[06:03] New job search recommendations
[08:03] Searching for jobs online
[10:34] Negotiating for a better salary
[12:01] The current job market
[13:33] How to Work With Headhunters
[16:18] End

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Updated May 7, 2014 and originally published November 15, 2009. If you enjoyed this article, subscribe to the RSS feed or receive daily emails. Follow @ConsumerismComm on Twitter and visit our Facebook page for more updates.

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avatar Matt SF

Excellent podcast. Like a CPA, a good headhunter is worth their weight in gold.

I wouldn’t have gotten anywhere near the salary I received in my mid 20 to late 20s without their assistance, much less found the jobs I landed because (as Mr. Corcodilos mentions) those jobs weren’t posted on the job boards or company websites.

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