About the Book
Search in Plain Sight: Demystifying Executive Search
Why do some people get access to all the top jobs? Forget the old concept of sending your resume to stay on the radar. Somer Hackley is an executive recruiter who has placed C-level, SVP, VP, and Director-level executives into highly coveted roles, and wants to show you how it works.
In Search in Plain Sight, author Somer Hackley shares a candid view of the world of executive search. She uncovers the key players and their roles in the search process from how to develop relationships with executive recruiters to landing that dream job. This book gives you a toolkit to access the jobs you want, easily navigate the process, and position yourself where jobs will come to you versus you having to find them.
You are not alone in this opaque process. This book provides the transparency you need including:
What recruiters do, why companies use executive search firms, and the dynamics of these relationships behind the scenes.
Who recruiters target for executive positions and how to be on their list.
What recruiters and interviewers want to hear and how to stand out at every stage.
How to confidently navigate compensation discussions, learning lessons from your peers.
If you are an executive looking for a new position or new to the executive world, Search in Plain Sight will guide you on how to launch or refine your search, be on the radar with executive recruiters, and make sure the job you get is the job you want.