Hiring Solutions Group (HSG) is an executive recruiting, coaching and consulting firm that knows how to listen to understand the needs of your business. We dig deep into the executive search process to find leading candidates. We also perform deep research and employ subject matter experts (SMEs) in coaching and consulting.

This has allowed us to expand and achieve considerable success with our Career Solutions Group (CSG), Business Solutions Group (BSG) and HR Solutions Group (HRSG) divisions, operating cohesively, with one overriding goal: ensuring growth and success for all aspects of business and career.

Who We Are

Michael Schlager, HSG Founder

Michael graduated with a degree in Political Science, is certified by Rutgers in Next Generation Human Resources, has NAPS certification as a Certified Personal Consultant (CPC), has Elite Certified Recruitment Expert from AIRS, and studied business in Wharton. He has also been in the executive recruitment business for over 20 years.

Michael has aided organizations of all sizes. His passion is to work with owners, managers, and employees to facilitate the attainment of their goals and to help them bring their visions to reality. Michael has brought together a team that possesses over 300 years of professional experience in a multiplicity of industry groups. Our leaders bring a wealth of experience from startups, small businesses, regional brands, and Fortune 100 companies.

When he’s not with his son, or working with clients, Michael can be found attending industry conferences and events. He continuously strives to further develop his skills to provide the support and continued growth that his clients (individuals and companies) have come to expect.

Michael Schlager explains Hiring Solutions Group foundation

S.M.A.R.T. Team

Subject Matter Advisors for Reposition & Transition

Think S.M.A.R.T. when making your next move.

Our S.M.A.R.T. team of talent advisors works with executives, business owners, and career migrators. They provide subject matter advice to enable smart repositioning or transitioning in the constantly evolving and always challenging business environment.

Repositioning is evolving your state of mind to enable you to develop and grow in your current position, or within your current company. Whereas transitioning is developing you to take on a different job or move to a new company.

We work in a broad range of industries and have worked with companies across a multitude of sectors.

Our client’s success is our success.

Dr. Risa SchulmanRisa Schulman, PhD

Risa Schulman, PhD is a functional food and dietary supplement expert, professional speaker and writer and an industry leader with 18 years of experience at such major industry players as POM Wonderful, Solgar Vitamins and Mars Botanical. She is president and founder of Tap~Root, a New Jersey-based consulting firm.

Jess TodtfeldJess Todtfeld

Jess Todtfeld is an expert in the field of media and communications. With over 15 years of experience as a TV producer at major broadcasting stations like NBC, ABC, and Fox, he can provide exclusive insight into what it takes to make the cut in one of the most competitive industries out there.

Greg JarboeGreg Jarboe

Greg Jarboe is the president and co-founder of SEO-PR and the author of YouTube and Video Marketing: An Hour a Day. He is also one of the 25 successful online marketing gurus profiled in Michael Miller’s Online Marketing Heroes: Interviews with 25 Successful Online Marketing Gurus.

Boris KerzhnerBoris Kerzhner

Boris Kerzhner is a Senior Data Scientist at BookXChange. Combining his experience with Big Data and using many of the tools and techniques he had learned for Bioinformatics he finds answers to some classic questions of customer segmentation, customer lifetime value, fraud detection, profile matching, and awards and rankings just to name a few.