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An Interview with Rob Barnett, Rob Barnett Media Founder and CEO: 'We Inspire and Empower all of Our Candidates to Find their Real North Star they Deserve’

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“Our LinkedIn and resume language allow every candidate to speak in a unique voice and not mimic the standard, boring drivel recommended by most professional writing services.”

Rob Barnett Media is a private headhunting and career advisory firm for job-seeking pros and industry leaders. The firm’s inspirational, no-nonsense approach educates people on reinventing their best professional brand and igniting marketing that wins the work they were meant to do.

The firm’s daily video series about career transformation is available on all social media platforms.

Rob Barnett Media was incorporated in 2018 and is headquartered in Summit, NJ.

Rob Barnett, Rob Barnett Media Founder and CEO, spoke exclusively to

The Silicon Review. Below is an excerpt.

Q. How does your candidate assessment work?

We currently have thousands of subscribers to our private jobs site. These media professionals come from every sector in the industry and at every level of all departments, it takes to run a media business. Candidates are pre-vetted and upload all of their information into our database. We also have thousands of job-seekingthesiliconreview-rob-barnett-ceo-rob-barnett-media-21. candidates subscribed to our weekly newsletter. In addition, we host a daily video series about finding the next best job. The videos appear on our homepage and every social media outlet. Finally, we have a team outside our subscriber base to identify, interview, and present the most qualified candidates we have sourced.

Q. As an unemployed job seeker, who is probably running low on cash, the person might not have a lot of spare cash lying around. How can you make your services more affordable?

Our headhunting advisory firm was founded on the belief that every job seeker will be able to use as many of our services as possible for the exact price of $0. Our library of almost 700 daily videos about job seeking is available, plus practically three years of newsletters in a rich database with inspired advice about how to seek employment. And every job seeker can use all of the services on our website for free, including setting up a complete candidate profile and applying to any open job.

We also offer working sessions at lower than market rates to provide any job candidate with special services including (LIST SESSIONS).

Besides, we regularly announce significant discounts of up to 40 percent off our standard low rates.

Q. Tell us in brief about your membership benefits.

Access to our private service gets you seen by top decision-makers at media companies looking to hire the most qualified candidates for open positions:

  • First look access to new jobs
  • Event discounts
  • Featured candidate promotion in social media
  • Priority booking for one-on-one sessions
  • Direct introductions to top executives

Q. How do you source the right talent to maintain the quality of your services?

We believe that our reputation can only be strong with the companies who hire us if we only present the best-qualified candidates for the most critical requirements on every job description. We also ensure that every candidate is precisely within the estimated salary range and in a rapidly changing work environment. Besides, we never present a pool of candidates who are not innovative, diverse, and free and clear of any bad behavior in their prior positions.

Q. How do you market your services?

Our daily video series, which began on June 1, 2018, is our most impactful free daily marketing strategy. We have a 24/7 presence on all key social media platforms, and we are releasing our first book in 2021: Next Job, Best Job: A Headhunter’s 11 Strategies to Getting Hired Now. The pre-release campaign will be heavily promoted and marketed by one of the leading publicity firms for Top-10 Business Book Authors.

Q. Do you have any new services recently launched?

Our firm realizes the essential need every candidate has to be brilliant in less than 30 seconds on LinkedIn. We have created a new offer for all of our clients, including a total overhaul of LinkedIn and their resume, plus a master class teaching the best tricks of the trade. Our LinkedIn and resume language allow every candidate to speak in a unique voice and not mimic the standard, boring drivel recommended by most professional writing services.

Q. What is the best advice you can give any job seeker?

Life is too short. We inspire and empower all of our candidates to find their real north star by uncovering the next job in their heart, the best job in their head, and the job that their previous experience proves they deserve.

The Leader at the Helm of Rob Barnett Media

Rob Barnett, founder, serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Rob Barnett Media. He is a headhunter, entrepreneur, producer, and podcaster. He has discovered, hired, and led hundreds of talented creators and executives in senior management roles at MTV, VH1, Audible/Amazon, and CBS Radio. Rob founded and led My Damn Channel, one of the first original online studios and networks from 2006-2016.

“We believe that our reputation can only be strong with the companies who hire us if we only present the best-qualified candidates for the most critical requirements on every job description.”