45 results for tag: Jeff Hyman


Amazon Files for Bankruptcy

Not today. But one day. I didn't say it. Jeff Bezos (CEO, Founder, Gazillionaire) said it: "One day Amazon will fail. We will go bankrupt. Company lifespans tend to be 30-plus years. If we start to focus on ourselves, instead of customers, that will ...
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Recruiter Straight Talk on His Desired Candidate Interview Approach

Straight talking executive recruiter Jeff Hyman talks about the approach candidates who succeed take when interviewing with him. If you want to improve your interviewing performance, listen to what he has to say. This is an excerpt from ExecuNet Master ...
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The Super Bowl is Sunday. Here’s the Over/Under You Can Bet On

Even if you're not planning to watch the big game (or the ads!), you probably know that the Over/Under tells you who the Las Vegas bookies are favoring. Right now it's three points, which means Sunday should be a nail-biter. But I want to ask you an ...
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Please Stop Doing This When You Hire!

It's time to be straight with you... If you're like most executives, you're making the biggest hiring mistake. Over and over and over. I wouldn't be a friend if I didn't tell you. Because it's totally avoidable. But the change will take some courag...
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How to Befriend a Recruiter

For over 30 years ExecuNet has been helping executives. We started with job search and have grown over time to help executives with more aspects of their lives, including career path guidance, wellbeing, and being a better leader, one who grows the business ...
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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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Recruiter Straight Talk on the Salary Expectations Question

One of the most common questions in a job interview is, "How much do you make?" We all know that as a job seeker, you don't want to answer that question, but you need to say something, since an outright refusal to answer will cause tension. Listen to Jeff ...
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Recruiter Straight Talk on How to Befriend a Recruiter

You want to be connected to recruiters, but so does every other executive. How does one get on their radar and become someone recruiters will respond to? It’s impossible to be relevant to all of the 90,000 recruiters in the US. But if you find a recrui...
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How to Hire a “Sure Thing”

They say there's no such thing as a "sure thing" when recruiting. They're. Dead. Wrong. I'm about to tell you what it is. But before I do, a few reminders that will make your heart sink: 50% is the average hiring accuracy (i.e. you can skip the ...
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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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“I Have a Problem”

It's Monday. One of your employees identifies a lurking problem and brings it to your attention. Good. But did they also bring you their recommended solution? Far too often, the answer has been “No” for me, during my six stints as CEO and COO. ...
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Stocking Stuffers Designed to Make Anyone Better

There were some amazing books published recently by members of the ExecuNet community that you must get – for yourself, your colleagues, your boss. Anyone in a position of leadership would benefit from reading any of these books right away. Go get 'em! ...
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