Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter


Many of you have heard or read about the notion that it takes 10000 hours of doing something to reach mastery.

I am someone who has, conservatively done 10000 hours . . . times 9!

90000 hours of experience helping people find work and companies hire talent.


Use this link to search jobs I’m recruiting for

21 Things You Don’t Know About Me

1. I pitched a no hitter in the little league

2. I grew up in The Bronx

3. I once went on a date where I traveled 2 and a half hours on the subway and a bus to get there.

4. My first real job out of school was as a messenger

5. My brother’s name is Alex

6. I ran and finished The New York Marathon

7. When I started my first job in recruiting, I earned a draw against commission of $125 per week.

8. I have been married more than once (I interview better now)

9. I have lived in Queens twice

10. I love ice cream and my favorite is from a little place in Pennsylvania called Manning’s.

11. When I was in college, I spoke with a phoney (and bad) British accent.

12. I was the lead singer for a band named, “Swago.”

13. I used to be a “political kid” and did advance work.

14. My parents’ names were Abe and Lola.

15. I was the first person in my neighborhood to hit a jump shot.

16. I played stickball on Sherman Avenue in The Bronx and hit a ball so far it traveled more than 4 sewers and on top of a five story building.

17. My best friends growing up were Sheldon and Jerry.

18. It took me more than 10 years to write my first book.

19. I wrote my first blog post in August 2001.

20. I almost always am up before 5 AM

21. I will never read “50 Shades of Grey.”



Jeff Altman

The Big Game Hunter*



*The term, The Big Game Hunter, is a trademark of The Big Game Hunter, Inc., Asheville, NC 2007

The firm provides employment counseling, coaching, recruiting, placement, staffing and career networking services.



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