Jess Todtfeld

Friday, February 20th, 2015

The Hiring Solutions Group Welcomes Jess Todtfeld!

Jess TodtfieldJess Todtfeld is an expert in the field of media and communications. With over 15 years of experience as both a TV producer 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.

As a consultant (media trainer and presentation trainer), Jess has trained clients from the United Nations, IBM, JPMorgan, AARP, USA Today, LinkedIn, The World Children’s Wellness Foundation, Land Rover USA, Edelman Public Relations, The American College of Emergency Room Physicians, Scripps TV Networks, and many more.

Jess brings a wealth of media industry knowledge to the Hiring Solutions Group team and provides technical interview support in the following areas:

  • Broadcasting & Communications
  • Film & Television
  • Media Development & Support


If you are a media professional
looking to take your career to the next level,
contact the Hiring Solutions Group today.


Passionate about Recruiting? HSG is Hiring!

Monday, December 15th, 2014

Recruiting Specialist

Are you ready for a change?

Are your talents not being appreciated at your current job?

Are you ready to take your recruiting career to the next level?


If you are looking for an opportunity to elevate your recruiting career and cultivate your own professional development—we are looking for you. We are seeking a Recruiting Specialist to support our staff in the areas of recruiting, and office administration, and social media.

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NextGen Human Resources Masters (Rutgers) & Certified Personnel Consultant (NAPS) Certificates Achieved by Founder Michael Schlager

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

Education is the only constant to support keeping up with key passive candidates in an ever changing world.

Michael Schlager, founder of Hiring Solutions Group (HSG), located in Passaic, New Jersey, recently attained two important credentials: a Master’s Certificate from the prestigious Rutgers University School of Management and Labor Relations, and designation as a Certified Personnel Consultant (CPC) from the National Association of Personnel Services (NAPS). Upon acquiring these qualifications, and with 15 years’ experience as a recruiter in two countries, Michael said, “As change is the only constant in today’s society, we feel that evolving with continuous education is the root of staying attuned to the marketplace.” Continue reading “NextGen Human Resources Masters (Rutgers) & Certified Personnel Consultant (NAPS) Certificates Achieved by Founder Michael Schlager” »

Michael Schlager – Certified Personal Consultant

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

Michael Schlager, CPC with Mark Freedman


Congratulations to Michael Schlager, CPC!

Michael Schlager, of Hiring Solutions Group, in Passaic, New Jersey, being congratulated by Marc Freedman, attorney and legal counsel of NAPS, upon learning that Michael Schlager passed the CPC exam to become a Certified Personnel Consultant. Marc revised the CPC study guide, which hadn’t been updated in years, to reflect new and amended employment laws, and Michael feels great knowing that he worked hard to retest and re-certify, and that he is current on the new laws. NAPS 360, the National Association of Personnel Services, is the staffing industry educator and the oldest industry association in the country.

About the author: Michael Schlager, CPC, the owner and founder of Hiring Solutions Group, is an industry leader with over 15 years experience in executive recruiting. His constant focus is on bringing the right people to the right companies, to help everyone perform better.

Leading Candidates to Leading Companies ©

Success Before You Start!

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

Benefits of “Pre-boarding”

An essential part of our program is the “pre-boarding” process. After 15 years in the industry, only 2 recruiters I have ever met or heard of ever put in this effort. I consider it essential.  Mark knew that his next job through our services was giving him the Dream Job as he called it. It was also a big leap. Mark was a branding expert and taking over an entire marketing department.

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Dr. Jeffrey P. Cohen

Friday, March 14th, 2014

The Hiring Solutions Group Welcomes Dr. Jeffrey P. Cohen.

Dr Jeffrey CohenJeffrey P. Cohen, Ph.D. is a Professor of Economics at the University of Hartford ’s Barney School of Business. He has been a full-time faculty member there since August, 2000. He conducts federally-sponsored and non-profit sponsored research on urban development, real estate, housing, land-use, and environmental economics, with specific emphasis on public policy and business aspects of these areas. He has published over 30 articles in peer-reviewed journals, book chapters, and other outlets. Continue reading “Dr. Jeffrey P. Cohen” »

Regular Contingency Search vs. Our Services…

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

Many companies choose to hire using what they think is a ‘no risk’ search method called contingency search.

The fact is that “Contingency” means “Extremely High Risk.”

Why, you ask? Have you perhaps thought that pitching recruiter against recruiter would be helpful to build your company in the best direction possible?


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Ed Schulman

Friday, September 13th, 2013

The Hiring Solutions Group Welcomes Ed Schulman

September 2013

Ed SchulmanMr. Schulman joined the Hiring Solutions Group team to work with start-ups and more developed engineering and construction companies to help define who they are looking for and how that person can bring them to their goals. As a professional engineer, Ed works as both a consultant and helping us with our Real World Technical Interview and Testing, RWTI’s.

Focusing on our Engineering and senior corporate positions, Ed bring his years of experience and wisdom from GE’s R&D center; propulsion, power systems and consumer products along with his degrees from Rensselaer and an MBA from New York University. Continue reading “Ed Schulman” »