Never Work With Jerks
Ask The Headhunter, May 20th, 2019
June 2, 2019,
Volume 254, Issue 5

In the May 21, 2019 Ask The Headhunter Newsletter a reader fails to see that the problem is jerks.

Question: "I need help with a recent job interview. The position was customer service work in a software engineering office setting. This is a start-up company with an 18-month history. I was interviewed for 3 hours by 5 people including the CEO and COO.

The CEO asked me, "Why is your English so good? You don't have an accent?" I have an ethnic name and I am a woman in a male-dominated field. Unbelievable! Then he asked me where I was born. Right here in this city, I said. The guy was speechless, puzzled. But how could that be? How should I respond to this?..."

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