Executive Editor

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Our client, a pioneering digital brand in the men’s lifestyle space, is in full upswing as it carves out new territory. It needs an Executive Editor to lead a team of top-shelf editorial talent in rolling out bang-up content across web, email, video, social, sponsored editorial and events. This is a “vision” job, in which the successful Gun will take a meaningful seat at the executive table to establish the voice and feel of the brand – but it’s also a managerial role, requiring both a collaborative skill set as well as a firm hand when it comes to establishing workflows and seeing that deadlines are met.

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VP, Business Development

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We’re working with a client whose modest mission in life is to change the way people interact with technology in the physical world. They need a Business Development VP who can help them build new things – “unthought-of” things – by bringing deep knowledge of tech and the urban landscape and applying it to client strategy. That’ll mean building and maintaining crucial relationships with a diverse set of actors in the public and private sectors, all of whom are thinking big. You’ll expand the enterprise’s reach, help model solutions, manage accounts and serve as in-house guru when it comes to understanding the competitive field and opportunity set.

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User Support Analyst, Access and Identity Management

The Hired Guns is seeking a technical support genius to join the digital team of a world-renowned and highly respected medical center. You’ll be joining the access and identity team where you will be responsible for sleuthing and troubleshooting issues with user access. Are you up to the challenge?

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Dev Ops Engineer

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This world renowned medical institution—think Nobel Prize winners, cutting edge research—is upping its tech side to match and is looking for a Dev Ops engineer. As more people use technology more to maintain and improve their health, you will be on the front lines of helping doctors and patients by creating it. Ready to use your skills to make a difference? Bring it.

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Director of Business Operations

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Our client, one of the 800-pound gorillas of the media world, needs a creative yet analytically-inclined Director of Business Operations who can drive the team to victory in rounding up killer brands to attach themselves to a spanking-new, and mightily exciting, digital brand. Up-and-comers with solid understanding of digital sales, deep audience insight, and brand relationships, please step forward. This position reports directly to the board of directors and is a stepping stone to a GM role.

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Director, Audience Development

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This media giant is making a major worldwide expansion and needs an audience development pro to focus on its international audience. They are looking for someone with a proven track record; someone who is smart enough to know what works for one demographic doesn’t always work for another. This job is all about growth — professionally and maybe personally too. Ready to learn more? Read on!

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F5 Engineer

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Modern medical centers aren’t run on good will and fairy dust — behind every doctor, every surgeon and every patient success story is a hard-working IT team. And this world-leading organization is looking for a lead F5 Engineer to match the current smart, hard-working crew — someone to manage the network life-blood of multiple facilities all geared toward one end: helping people.

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Product Manager, Mobile Apps

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One of the biggest travel websites on the planet is looking for a Product Manager to join their mobile development team. If you’re a native and mobile web pro itching for new vistas (literally) this is absolutely the role for you.

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Senior Multimedia Editor

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This world-famous media company is looking for a top multimedia editor for its top-notch fashion and lifestyle website. So if your style and insta-game is on point — and you have the creative and digital chops to match, then get ready for your close-up, because this is the job for you.

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Director of Demand Generation

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This cutting-edge software design company that specializes in online and offline retail is looking for a director of demand generation, responsible for creating strategies that focus on customer acquisition. This company is all about pushing boundaries and are a passionate bunch, so if you thrive in a fast-paced environment and want to take this role and run with it, keep reading.

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Todd Cherches

That’s a Novel Idea! How Reading Literature (and Other Non-Business Books) Can Benefit You at Work and in Life

  As an entrepreneur who runs a management consulting firm and teaches a graduate course in “Leadership & Team Building” at NYU, most people assume that I have a degree in business. But I don’t. I was an English literature major. And while I LOVE…

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Ally Hemming Featured in Crains Magazine

On January 16, Hired Guns founder Allison Hemming was featured in a full page article written by Crain’s writer Cara Eisenpress. The article notes Hemming’s dramatic success in building an agency that both attracts and services the top digital creative talent in New York and…

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Start the New Year Off Right with 7 Simple Productivity and Time Management Tips

In a previous post, I talked about the “unmade beds” in our lives. Those messy distractions that drain our energy, keep us from focusing, and stand in the way of getting any “real work” done. But once you’ve made the bed and sat down at your…

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Holiday Wrapping: 7 Productivity Tips to Help You Wrap Up 2015 and Get the New Year Off to a Flying Start

The last couple of weeks of December is the perfect time to take stock – not only of whether you’ve been naughty or nice over the past year – but of what you’ve accomplished, and where you need to focus your time, attention, and energy to set yourself up for success in 2016.

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Seven Simple Ways to Make This Thanksgiving a “Thinks-Giving” Celebration

Thanksgiving is a time of family, friends, food, frivolity, and fun.

But why not turn this Thanksgiving into “Thinks-giving” by giving some serious thought to those who have had a positive influence on your life and/or your career…and then letting them know that.

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The Hierarchy of Followership: How Likely Is It For Someone to Follow Your Lead?

We all want to be liked.

But if you had to choose between being liked, admired, respected, or trusted which would you choose?

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If you could only pick one, would you rather have a boss that you liked, that you admired, that you respected, or that you trusted?

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You Can Observe a Lot From Watching: Work & Life Wisdom from Yogi Berra

    In addition to having been one of the greatest ballplayers and most iconic baseball figures of all time, Yogi Berra, who passed away last week at the age of 90, was, of course, in many ways, almost as well-known for his wonderful way…

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Beth Temple

What I’ve Learned in the 17 years of Being my Own Boss

With escalating headlines on the gig economy, Uber’s definition of employment being parsed, politicians focusing on the economics of on-demand employment, and the entrepreneurial profiling of the upcoming Generation Z, I felt it was time for a post about what it means to be a designated…

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Todd Cherches

Is Gen X the “Jan Brady” of the Generations?

Having entered the workforce during tough economic times, many Gen Xers, unfortunately, missed the boat that Millennials are about to set sail on. Gen Xers showed up on time, wore a suit, didn’t ask for perks, waited years for that big promotion that never came, and did all the right things…only to now find Baby Boomers tripping over them to shake hands with the GenY/Millennials.

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When the Tables are Turned: 5 Things Boomers and Gen Xers Need to Think About When Being Interviewed by a Millennial

In our last post, we discussed Five Myths About Millennials That Boomers and Gen Xers Need to Let Go Of, and in our previous piece we explored Five Things Millennials Need to Know When Being Interviewed By a Baby Boomer. Now in this, the third…

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Corporate Training Courses with The Hired Guns

Let The Hired Guns Academy create a custom curriculum for your organization. Our breakthrough courses on personal brand management, marketing, social media, and more will get your people armed, dangerous, geared up for excellence, and ready to become thought leaders for your company. The instructors…

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Next Level Personal Branding: Social Media & Your Career

Creative pros share their stories of how social media has impacted their careers, plus their tips for networking online, building a personal brand, and using your online presence to land the job. Dress: Business Casual Hashtag: #FindSpark Tickets: $5-$20 (includes pizza!) depending on your FindSpark…

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Not Fade Away with Rebecca Alexander

Rebecca Alexander’s sight and hearing has been waning since childhood, and she expected to be completely deaf and blind by the age of 30. Then, at 18, a fall from a window left her athletic body completely shattered. Now, at 36, with only a sliver…

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Israeli Startups NYC Pitch Night 2016

This Pitch Night event is a showcase of upcoming Israeli-American tech startups, where the founders get to present their ventures to a curated audience of early adopters, potential investors, business partners and anyone who is interested in learning about the companies that are going to…

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92nd Street Y: Crosswords

Discuss strategy and reasoning with legendary crossword puzzle creator David J. Kahn, whose puzzles appear regularly in newspapers nationwide. Learn to think like a cruciverbalist as you work your way through a puzzle custom-written for 92Y. David J. Kahn is one of the country’s top…

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NYTimes TimesTalks — Forest Whitaker

Acclaimed actor Forest Whitaker has won film’s highest honors — the Oscar and the Golden Globe — and now for the first time audiences will get to see the star of “The Last King of Scotland” and “The Butler” on the Great White Way. Don’t…

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Language Classes at Idlewild Books

Idlewild is an independent New York bookstore with locations in Manhattan and Brooklyn, specializing in travel, world literature, and books and language classes in French, Spanish and Italian. “Idlewild could be considered the Murray’s Cheese of bookstores. Catering to the taste of literary travellers, books…

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Cocktails & Conversations: Balancing Work & Family

Join NYWIC for a panel discussion on “Balancing Work & Family” — managing childcare or taking care of aging parents, while maintaining your career. We will discuss your rights when you need a time-out from work, help you navigate the potential perils of time off…

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NYTimes TimesTalks — Sally Field

Two-time Academy Award®-winning actress and producer Sally Field — one of film’s most accomplished and acclaimed talents — talks with New York Times reporter Patricia Cohen about her career and wide-ranging roles in such hits as “Lincoln,” “Places in the Heart” and “Norma Rae,” challenges…

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NYTimes TimesTalks — Michael Pollan & Alex Gibney

From roasting over fire in Western Australia to fermenting in Peru, embark on a journey through world cultures and cuisines with best-selling author and advocate Michael Pollan and Oscar-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney, joined by Sam Sifton, New York Times Food editor and the founding editor…

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IAB: Local Creative Town Hall

Whether you are a national brand or a local brand – build creative stories that resonate with an audience in a specific region in the digital age and reach people at scale takes tech. The local creative town hall focuses on the creative process of…

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