81 results for tag: Jeff Hyman


Landing a Private Equity Management Team Position

In parts 1-3 Jeff Hyman explained the pros and cons of private equity and he shed light on common myths that surround the PE world. Now in this final chapter, Jeff addresses step-by-step how to get your seat at the table... if you feel up to the challenge. ...
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The Truth Behind the Myths Surrounding Private Equity

There are so many myths surrounding private equity. The "regular" corporate executive sees it as a logical next career step, but he has heard a lot of stories and doesn't know what's fact and what's not. World-renowned executive recruiter and author Jeff ...
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Reasons Not to Pursue Becoming Part of a Private Equity Team

Private equity is not for the faint of heart or the risk-adverse. It's not a simple 9-5, and it's highly stressful. It's also not very glamorous. Still interested? World-renowned executive recruiter and author Jeff Hyman debunks the myths and set you ...
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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 ...
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Someone From Your Past…

Every university worth its tuition has an alumni club. They don't do it for their health. They intentionally stay in touch with those who have left. In the hopes that one day they'll return to campus. (Or at least mail big fat checks each year.) He...
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Landing a Private Equity Management Team Position

If you've ever had an interest in joining the management team of a private equity-backed company, this ExecuNet Master Class session is for you. World-renowned executive recruiter and author Jeff Hyman debunks the myths and sets you straight! Based on his ...
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It’s Opposite Day

It still feels surreal to return 25 years later and be in the front of the room teaching Recruiting & Retaining Talent to the MBAs at Kellogg School of Business, instead sitting in the back praying that I don't get cold-called by the professor. The ...
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Cancel Tomorrow’s Candidate Interview

I want to gut your entire hiring process. Sure, I'll take a lot of crap from other Headhunters  and from execs who grumble, "Leave me alone, kid. I've been interviewing folks for 20 years. I can pick a winner every time." Fine. Their loss. I know ...
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81% of These People Are Lying to You

Tell me if this has ever happened to you... You have a job opening and a bunch of candidates to meet. After a long, grueling, and caffeine-fueled day, you finally have that dream interview. This candidate has the right street cred. They tick all the ...
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The Real Way to Check References

I'm not gonna BS you, checking references on a candidate isn't my idea of a good time. But it's vital. I've had more close-calls than I care to admit...and reference checks saved my tush. Unfortunately, most hiring managers skip them entirely (who has the ...
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Start Including the Comp Package in Your Job Descriptions

Why should online shoppers have all the fun saving money on Cyber Monday? Here's a huge hiring tip to save you oodles of cash, too... Start including the comp package in your job descriptions, and share it on your first phone conversation with every ...
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The Best Way to Attract the Worst Candidates

Most job descriptions suck. I mean they're truly awful. (In most cases, they actually drive away the best candidates.) When it comes to hiring new employees, most execs craft and publicize job descriptions that highlight the specific requirements ...
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