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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.

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Source:: BusinessInsider.Com