Our Mission:To assist search clients in the process and attract candidates who are the perfect fit for each institution. Hyatt-Fennell works closely and diligently with every client to enhance the process and assure a successful search.
If your cover letter is all about you, you’ve failed. A well-crafted cover letter reflects the author, yes, but it focuses on the position. In order to avoid this perennial error, we’ve created a list of three things a cover letter is NOT. Have you fallen into any of these traps? A cover letter is not a monologue. It’s a dialogue. Many enthusiastic job-seekers are so eager to highlight their strengths that they lose track of the point of a cover letter: to convince a hiring m
Is it time for a new position? Hyatt-Fennell Executive Search is assisting with the following searches: Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty
Elmhurst College, Elmhurst, IL Associate Provost
Bunker Hill Community College, Charlestown, MA Endowed Chair for Nursing
Notre Dame of Maryland University, Baltimore, MD Registrar
Bunker Hill Community College, Charlestown & Chelsea, MA Director of Financial Aid
Notre Dame of Maryland University, Baltimore,
Most professionals use insider jargon without thinking twice about it.
It’s a daily part of corporate and academic culture; however, when on the job-hunt, individuals need to be attuned to their language, and jargon is no exception. Use of jargon can have a wide range of unintended consequences, from making your cover letter opaque to causing you to sound pompous in an interview. How do you make keywords and jargon work for you without drowning in them? We have three questio
Presence is one important facet of a qualified professional. But confidence can compliment an inventory of skills or it can overcompensate for a lack of skills. It can be hard to tell the difference between a real gem and fool’s gold. How do you ensure that a candidate will be a sustainable employee and not just a shining interviewee? We offer three tips for overcoming the predisposition to rally for an overconfident presenter. Vary your interactions. Interviews should incorp
Education Week provided robust coverage of the September 11th attacks, particularly as they interfaced with education. On this solemn anniversary, visit their archives as you reflect on the day. In her article from a week after the attack, Darcia Harris Bowman, relates how educators navigated relating the news to their students. "Kids take their cues from adults, so it's important for teachers to get their emotional house in order so they can express calm and confidence,” sai
Every professional should be able to share his or her career journey. How do you tell a concise, meaningful story of your career? What to leave out is just as important a question as what to include. We offer three questions to keep your career tale short, but power-packed. Who is your audience? Your career story will have consistent themes from one telling to the next, but it should reflect whom you are relating it to and why you are sharing it. A career account to an audien
Every professional has—or should have—a LinkedIn account. But does your profile make you more or less attractive to potential employers and collaborators? William Arruda shares in Forbes three ways you can stand out from the masses. His first suggestion is enhanced text. He explains, “If you’ve looked at a lot of LinkedIn profiles like I have, you’ve probably noticed that the text looks the same from profile to profile. It is all “regular” text. Well, there’s a way to add ita