8 results for author: Jeff Hyman


How to Get the Most Out of Your Next Candidate Interview

Interviewing candidates is where it all falls apart for so many business leaders. Despite their best intentions. Because they've never been taught how to do it properly, they wing it. Yikes. I'm a numbers nerd and I recently calculated that I've ...
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When the Hiring Manager Becomes the Firing Manager

You hired him. After just three months, it’s clear that you made a mistake. His performance has been dismal. Unfortunately, it’s time for him to go. But who should have the tough discussion with him? You owe it to him, to yourself, and to your ...
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How to Interview Your Candidates for Culture Fit

Don't. I'm about to make a statement for which I’ll take endless grief. You may vehemently disagree and I can understand that. But I'm compelled to share my conclusion, after 25 years in executive search and building four companies. Here it ...
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Got Lucky Friday Night?

Are you as excited as I am? Tonight's Mega Millions lottery jackpot has swelled to $970 million. Now, if you win, they don't just hand you that check. It's paid out over 29 years. If you want it all today at once, you get a lousy $548 million. Then taxes ...
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The Best Way to Excite 90,000 Headhunters

As an executive recruiter, I get dozens of calls, emails, texts, and smoke signals each week from strangers. They almost always have some variation of the same question: "I'm thinking about making a career move this year. What's the best way to get on your ...
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What LeBron Can Teach You About Hiring

Even if you’re not an NBA nut, there's two mongo recruiting lessons to be garnered from the saga of LeBron James and his career moves. As a refresher, King James had two stints in Cleveland. His stops have been: 6 years Cleveland Cavaliers 3 years ...
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This Simple Trick Keeps Me Out of Interviewing Hell

How many times have you hired someone only to wonder by the end of their first week on the job "What happened? Where's the guy that I interviewed? This is a totally different person!" It's happened to me more times than I care to admit. And to my clients, ...
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Use Job Invitations to Awaken Your Dream Candidates

When it comes to recruiting new employees, most companies craft and publicize job descriptions that highlight the specific requirements they’re looking for in potential candidates. But let's face it — most job descriptions put candidates to sleep ...
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