People learn through stories.

Michael Lewis’ character development has always stuck with me; that’s what I still remember about Flash Boys, Moneyball and The Big Short.

Malcolm Gladwell is a fantastic storyteller; that’s what drew me into…

This video is for you if you decided to look for a new executive position but you don’t know where to start. We’ll talk about how to find executive search firms, and which recruiters/consultants to reach out to.

Video: How to find an executive recruiter, with Somer Hackley

I’m creating videos for both sides of the interview table (or computer screen). This video is part of a new series: “I’m looking. Now what?” which is inspired by a handful of executive job seekers I’ve spoken with this year who started to look and were wondering if they were going about it the right way.

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This video is for you if you're on the job hunt, and are trying to get in the right mindset.

"Be more confident!"

Easier said than done.

Here's a quick tip for how to completely change the tone of your next conversation

Video: Job search confidence and mindset with Somer Hackley

I'm creating videos for both sides of the interview table (or computer screen).

This video is part of a new series: "I'm looking. Now what?" which is inspired by a handful of executive job seekers I've spoken with this year who started to look and were wondering if they were going about it the right way.

Subscribe to the channel on YouTube to be notified when new videos come out.

See this post and comments on LinkedIn.

If you follow my posts, you know I post a lot of Q&A from executive job seekers.

Over the past couple months, the questions I’ve been getting have turned from mainly

“I’m looking but all I hear are crickets… now what?” to “Do you have advice on how to navigate…

“Somer, do you have any feedback for me?” — 1 of 4 people I talk to

Know what’s hard?

Know what else is hard?

Giving honest feedback. Thoughtful feedback that may sting a little, but comes from a good place.

Another thing that’s hard?

What happens next. The reaction.

Feedback applies on both sides of the interview.

How do you know if you’re working with a good recruiter?

You may…

Somer Hackley

Executive Recruiter | Author | www.distinguishedsearch.com

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