Effective C-Level Job Interviewing Strategy

Effective C-Level Job Interviewing Strategy Many executives fear interviewing almost as much as public speaking. Proper rehearsing overcomes this. My 40+ year retained search experience has been predominantly focused on both traditional jobs (salary, bonus, & stock options) and investor C-Level hiring (salary, bonus, required equity investment & stock options). I have concentrated in the […]


Writing Your Indiana Jones Bio

Before you produce a final resume, consider first writing your Indiana Jones Bio, especially if you haven’t looked for a job in a while. Making the effort to complete your IJ Bio can help you conduct more effective networking and private equity group (PEG) job interviews. How did the IJ Bio come into use? I […]


Hiring Authorities – 10 C-Level Executive Hiring Tips

To my amazement, during my 40+ year retained search career I have uncovered a number of fraudulent C-Level executive job candidates. My motto has been: “To trust is good, not to trust is better”. My specialty has been the lower middle market private equity groups (owning portfolio companies under $100M in sales). Below are 10 […]


11 Career Tips for Successful CEOs

Having worked with hundreds of CEOs in my 29-year career as a recruiter for private equity firms, I’ve seen patterns of what investors look for in successful CEO hires. Here are 11 tips for success as a CEO. Maintain your collegiate achievements, military honors and industry awards together with any C-Level accomplishment files & performance […]



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