The SYCK Career Podcast

Ep 48: How Joe Meyer Is Making The Hidden Job Market More Accessible


As many of you know, I am passionate about leveling the playing field for underestimated talent and want to accelerate 1 million careers by 2040. Because of this passion, I offer a lot of free resources and tools to help you gain the confidence you need to Own Your Career™.

In this episode of the SYCK podcast, Joe Meyer, the founder, and CEO of ExecThread, a crowdsourcing platform and job-sharing network, joins me to discuss how he is opening up opportunities to professionals and executives around the world. 

Listen in as they explore Joe's journey into creating this groundbreaking platform that encourages diversity and accessibility in the job market - pushing boundaries to create an even playing field for all. 

In This Episode:

  • [02:52] The reality of how limited the opportunities are for professionals to access executive-level roles 
  • [05:45] What Executive Recruiters are and how they are incentivized
  • [14:39] Tips on how you can prepare for the opportunities that you encounter 
  • [17:12] The difference between ExecThread and other job boards 
  • [20:44] Changes in the supply and demand of opportunities on ExecThread after the layoffs
  • [24:33] How Joe hopes to level the playing field for the diversified pool of professionals in the ExecThread network and beyond.
  • [31:30] Joe’s advice to the listeners


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Founder & CEO of ExecThread, a VC-backed crowdsourcing platform and premium job-sharing network that enables 450k+ professionals to access the “hidden job market”.

Successful start-up CEO and operating executive at high-growth tech companies including HopStop (acquired by Apple), Quigo (acquired by AOL) and eBay (EBAY) with a strong track record of recruiting teams, launching new products, raising venture capital, growing traffic, eliciting engagement, scaling revenue and achieving liquidity.

Entrepreneur of the Year in 2012 by Crain's New York Business, and was #9 on Business Insider's 2013 "Silicon Alley 100" list (as one of the Top 100 tech executives in NYC).

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