Y Scouts

Y Scouts is an executive search firm that helps nonprofits, social enterprises and innovative for-profit companies find exceptional leaders.

Where to Look Online For High-Paying Jobs

Have your eye set on a six-figure salary? Use these tips to identify lucrative opportunities advertised on the Web.

Ways to Find Recruiters Who Specialize in Your Niche

Here’s how to learn about search executives who work in your field so you can offer yourself as a candidate.

A Job Hunter’s Guide To Recruiter Code Words

Are you a purple squirrel? Decoding search executives’ lingo can be key to your interview success.

Working With Executive Recruiters When Your Goal Is the CEO Suite

CareerJournal.com spoke to Stephen Mader, a vice chairman at executive-search firm Christian & Timbers, about tips for would-be CEOs on working with executive recruiters.


TheLadders.com posts only jobs with annual base salaries of $100,000 or more. To search the listings, you must sign up for membership, which starts at $25 a month and includes a weekly e-newsletter on job hunting. Annual subscribers also receive a 15-minute resume consultation by phone. About 5,000 new positions are listed every Monday, and there are about 40,000 jobs in all, says Marc Cenedella, … [ Read more ]


Netshare.com, an executive-networking organization based in Novato, Calif., also sets a $100,000 minimum base salary on the jobs it will publish. Membership in Netshare, which is a business partner of CareerJournal.com, runs from $37.50 a month to $395 annually. Members also have access to networking forums, in which job leads and other tips are swapped via list serve. The site adds about 75 to 100 … [ Read more ]


For jobs in the $70,000-plus annual base salary range, check out ExecutivesOnly.com, a job board published in Warwick, R.I. Choose from subscription rates ranging from $160 for three months to $290 for a year. Most deals include a resume critique and career analysis by phone. Annual subscribers also can have their resumes distributed to up to 100 executive-search firms that post jobs on the site. … [ Read more ]

E-Mailing Resumes to Recruiters Won’t Generate a Big Response

Don’t expect instant results from e-mailing resumes to leading executive search firms. Even top-level candidates report never hearing back about opportunities. Here’s why the odds are stacked against this method.

A Job-Hunter’s Guide To Executive Recruiters

Headhunters and candidates aim for the same goal: bagging a job. But although recruiters can assist you in finding a position, you’ll have to do some homework on your own.


Justpeople is an online headhunting service that allows employers to find and hire talented candidates.

In an online market swamped with ‘job boards’, Justpeople enables employers and candidates to find each other without the need for adverts. Nor does an employer need to trawl through a raft of CVs to find suitable interviewees.

The system works through a unique search facility that matches an employer’s criteria … [ Read more ]

Christian & Timbers

Christian & Timbers is one of the top management search firms in the U.S., focusing on CEO and Board-level retained
executive search. The newly refocused site offers features of interest to both candidates and clients. Check out the compensation section, which includes “Compensation Mindshare,” offering insight and details into the compensation packages C&T consultants see everyday in their specific vertical markets. Site visitors … [ Read more ]

Russell Reynolds Associates

Global Executive recruiting firm with 35 offices and more than 270 recruiters. Register in The Russell Reynolds Candidate Profile System, a senior-level executive’s online tool for creating and submitting a resume to the global network. The proprietary database is used exclusively to support the execution of client assignments by Russell Reynolds Associates.

Spencer Stuart Elite Talent Network

Recruiting firm targets mid- and senior-level executives with salaries between $100,000 and $250,000. Site also offers employment and recruiting advice, company and industry specific news, ecucation and information related to the executive lifestyle, and an online community where executives can discuss trends and news with peers.


“6FigureJobs provides experienced professionals the opportunity to confidentially seek and be considered for some of the most prestigious jobs in the country. This service is free for experienced professionals possessing the skills and expertise our clients demand.”

Search Partners

Search Partners specializes in matching world-class talent with blue chip companies in the international financial industry.

David Powell, Inc.

A professional services company that provides executive search, interim financial management, and human resources consulting to both emerging and established high growth companies.


The premier executive job, career and networking organization exclusively for senior level executives @ $100K+


Executive placement firm specializing in the core business disciplines of Business Development, Strategy, Finance and Marketing.

ART —Atlantic Research Technologies

“Worldwide executive search firm for upper and middle management and staff: high-tech, industrial and service sectors.” Please note that even though they are a world-wide recuitment firm, they will only accept American or Canadian style resumes in English. They do have information for you to follow in converting your resume to this style. A sample of the jobs they are working to fill is available. … [ Read more ]