Author, Next Job, Best Job: A Headhunter’s 11 Strategies to Get Hired Now
This week, Ira spoke with Rob Barnett, author of Next Job, Best Job: A Headhunter’s 11 Strategies to Get Hired Now. In this recruiting episode of Ira’s Everything Bagel, Rob talks about his media background; how he turned to a career in headhunting because of a phone call; tips to make yourself marketable, including being yourself; the realization that life is short and it’s time to aim for the north star; realizing you can’t be everything in your resume, but you can customize in your cover letter; why it’s important to squeeze out the emotion; and the most important thing to do before an interview.
Rob Barnett is a headhunter, management executive, podcaster, author and entrepreneur. He founded Rob Barnett Media in 2018, an inclusive platform for thousands of job-seeking professionals and industry leaders placing the right people in the best jobs.
Rob has discovered, hired, and led hundreds of talented creators and executives in senior management roles at MTV, VH1, and Audible/Amazon. He was President of Programming at CBS Radio. A digital pioneer, he founded My Damn Channel, one of the first original online studios and networks.