By Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter

The Delacorte Theater in New York’s Central Park reminded me of how a teacher described Stratford-upon-Avon, where Shakespeare released many of his plays. It is open-air with a castle behind it. …


By Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter

The Graduate School of Business at Stanford published a study that concluded those more likely to oppose racism and sexism are more likely to maintain ageism as acceptable because they believe that older people block their way to advancement. …


By Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter

How can you tell an applicant is lying to you?

Their lips are moving.

How can you tell an employer is lying to you?

Their lips are moving.

How can you tell a third-party recruiter is lying to you?

Their lips are moving.


By Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter

I am over 65 and have one comorbidity to Covid — my weight. I was early to get the Pfizer vaccine when it was released (I received my mine among the first 500 in my county in NC when it became available). …


By Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter

Some of you may think I’m sucking up. Some of you may cheer. Whichever camp you are in corporate recruiters have a bad rap in too many organizations and with too many people.

If you are a potential employee of a firm, corporate…


By Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter

Having worked in search for many years, I listened to thousands of hiring managers, human resource professionals, and executive leaders at the beginning of the hiring process, in the middle, as they were hiring someone, and after a person was on board with…


By Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter

I worked in recruiting for a long time and now coach people pertaining to job search, hiring more effectively, managing and leading, as well as resolving workplace-related issues.

When I worked in search, it was fairly common for an owner I consulted to…


By Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter

Originally published in Brainz Magazine

Living in New York City as I did for so many years, everyone tended to live an anonymous life. Former Beatle John Lennon lived anonymously here with no one bothering him when he was on the street walking…


By Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter

It seems fitting that my son is making the same mistake I did — he is trying to figure things out on his own or is asking for advice from people who know as little as he does.

I do that and get…


By Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter

Congratulations! You’re now a manager. Woo Hoo! There is so much to learn in your new role. You probably don’t know a tenth of what you will need to know to be successful.

Interviewing people is one of those things people need…

Jeff Altman

Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter. Career Coach. Host of No BS Job Search Advice Radio and JobSearchTV.com. Watch Job Search TV on Amazon and Roku.

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