Why You Should Pursue Becoming Part of a Private Equity Team

There is a lot of interest and opportunity when it comes to private equity. But there are also many myths and a general lack of understanding about private equity.

World-renowned executive recruiter and author Jeff Hyman debunks the myths and set you straight! Based on his two decades of recruiting for PE firms – and his successful stint as COO of a portfolio company– he walks you through what it’s really like to be part of this misunderstood category of companies.

Plus, he takes you step-by-step through how to get your seat at the table… if you feel up to the challenge.

This is part 1 of a 4-part series on Private Equity.

Jeff Hyman is on a simple mission: Recruit Rockstars and teach others to do the same.

He launched his recruiting career at Heidrick & Struggles and Spencer Stuart, the preeminent global executive search firms. Today, he’s Chief Talent Officer at Chicago-based Strong Suit Executive Search. Along the way, Jeff created four companies, backed by $50 million in venture capital.

Jeff is author of the bestselling book “Recruit Rockstars: The 10 Step Playbook To Find The Winners & Ignite Your Business.” As Professor at Kellogg School of Management, Jeff teaches the MBA course about recruiting.

He is also host of the 5-star-rated Strong Suit Podcast and weekly contributor to Forbes.

Jeff holds a master’s degree from Kellogg and a bachelor’s degree from Wharton.

William Flamme

William Flamme

William Flamme is ExecuNet's Associate Director of Content Marketing, where he develops engaging job search, career path, and leadership insight to build ExecuNet's brand recognition as the leader in senior-level executive job search and all matters career.

He delivers executive-level content across the various properties under the ExecuNet brand, amplifying the power of ExecuNet's expert voices and shaping the content strategy.

Prior to joining ExecuNet in 2008, Will earned a master's degree in education and taught fifth grade and sixth grade. As a teacher, he deepened his appreciation for the written word and mastered skills necessary for managing writers who sometimes view deadlines as homework. It is his training as an educator which allows Will to take complex ideas and make them simple for busy executives to understand and to execute.

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