We asked a top private-equity recruiter what it takes to get a senior-level job these days
- Jonathan Goldstein is a partner at the recruiting firm Heidrick & Struggles, where he leads the US private-equity practice.
- We asked Goldstein a variety of questions about the hiring climate in private equity, including what it takes to land a senior position.
- “In this competitive environment, at a senior level, most PE firms are looking for investment professionals with the proven ability to identify and convert investment opportunities,” Goldstein said.
The private-equity industry is experiencing a swell unlike anything in its history.
Capital is pouring in at record levels, and demand for talent to manage and deploy that capital is at an all-time high.