16 results for tag: Jeff Hyman


You’re Welcome (I just saved you a ton of time)

The weekend's not yet here. But you're already having a great day. ...Because I'm about to share a recruiting secret that has saved me weeks and weeks. In fact, once I discovered it, it changed everything for me. And now, I couldn't live without it. I ...
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Recruiter Dishes on How to Find Your Next Job Faster

This is a great time to be an executive looking for a new job. According to executive recruiter Jeff Hyman, it's harder now to find the right candidates than it has been in the last 25 years. The challenge is how do you stand out amidst all the noise, all the ...
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Have You Gone Fishing?

I'm not much of an angler, as my recent fishing trip to Aspen reminded me. But when it comes to landing the best candidates, I know a thing or two. So, I wanted to share a simple process that's been working wonders for me as of late. First, a word of ...
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The Dirty Little Secret Your Headhunter Won’t Tell You…

...but I will. And I can do it in just 4 words: We. Hate. Relocated. Candidates. (And by the end of this note, you will too.) When you've been at the executive recruiting game for 25 years, you see a lot. Scratch that... You see too ...
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I’m Sorry

You've heard these words from one of your employees. "I'm sorry." And it either made your heart sink or your heart race. Because they either did something too fast, without your advance permission, screwed it up — and then asked your forgiveness...
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Recruiting is Like a Testosterone-Fueled 14-Year-Old

To say that I was an awkward teenager would be an understatement. Here's Exhibit A: Girls turned me down. Musta been the leather tie. They stayed away in droves. Except for Allison, but that's another story. And I can’t say I blame them. B...
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Surefire Ways to Drive Your #1 Into the Arms of Another

Recently, I’ve noticed an alarming trend in my executive search work. When I speak with candidates for the first time to discuss a new role, I make a habit of asking them what’s missing–or most frustrating–in their current role. (When I extend the ...
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Lunch Today?

I want to be straight with you. It sounds petty, but… if your team doesn't have time to eat lunch today, something's wrong. Dead wrong. Either: Their priorities aren't straight You're understaffed You've hired the wrong people or most likely, ...
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I’m Furious

I still go nuts for The Fast and the Furious, the perennial partners-in-crime popcorn movie. In this mindless tale, Dom brings his police buddy Brian over to the dark side and (7 sequels later) their crew is still robbing banks. Funny enough, it didn’t take ...
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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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The Fastest Path to a Million Bucks

No matter how awful it is to realize you've made a bad hire… and clean up the resulting damage… what's even more painful is how much money every single one costs you and your business. A new study–and I'm convinced that it still understates the ...
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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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