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Publisher’s Biography

David Kochanek is the Publisher of JobSearchDigest.com and its related services for Hedge Fund Jobs, Private Equity Jobs and Venture Capital Jobs.

Mr. Kochanek leads the Job Search Digest team to create a one-of-a-kind investment career website. JobSearchDigest.com serves a large group of members by providing a human-edited investment jobs database for Private Equity, Hedge Fund and Venture Capital professionals. Job Search Digest has created industry specific compensation reports and niche career resources to make an investment job hunt more effective. Mr. Kochanek brings 20 years of professional experience including project management with a top 10 consulting firm, executive recruiting, website design and company turnarounds.

Company Overview

Since 2002, Job Search Digest has provided web-based career services catering to investment professionals. JobSearchDigest.com serves its members by providing a human-edited investment jobs database for Private Equity, Hedge Fund and Venture Capital professionals. Its database provides the best picture of hiring in the industries in which it covers. The company provides unmatched convenience to its members, saving them time and providing the most comprehensive database of private equity, investment banking and hedge fund jobs. The privately held company is headquartered in Ann Arbor, MI.

 

 

 

Survey Provides Insights Into Private Equity and Venture Capital Careers

Survey Suggests Private Equity Firms May be Losing Talent War

SAN DIEGO, CA, December 5, 2007 — A survey conducted by JobSearchDigest.com focusing on the private equity and venture capital job market, revealed key insights into compensation and personal life balance. Designed to help private equity and venture capital players better manage their careers and aid fund managers in differentiating their firms, the survey revealed that experienced, well-paid industry players [...]

Private Equity Compensation Report Uncovers New Job Security Concerns

San Diego, CA — Jan. 21, 2009. A report released by JobSearchDigest.com today revealed that private equity and venture capital are not immune from financial market woes. Job security concerns are widespread due to difficulties in raising future rounds of capital.

With the financial markets meltdown, the report indicates that professionals in investment jobs, although paid very well, see further trouble on the horizon. Similar to what we saw [...]

Beginners Guide to Private Equity Jobs

The Beginner’s Guide to Private Equity Jobs provides an essential resource to help early career professionals navigate their private equity job search.

Nov 18, 2009, SAN DIEGO, CA — Job Search Digest, a web-based career service company that provides listings of investment jobs in niche markets, has published “The Beginner’s Guide to Private Equity Jobs.”

The educational article gives an overview of the private equity jobs search process, what [...]

Private Equity Compensation Report Uncovers Pay Strategy Differences

SAN DIEGO, CA, January 14, 2010 — A report released by JobSearchDigest.com, publishers of Private Equity Jobs Digest, reveals that private equity and venture capital firms take very different approaches to compensation based on the size of their funds.

The report indicates that professionals in private equity jobs, continue to receive lucrative compensation, with the average cash earnings coming in at $208,000 USD — down from last year’s reported [...]

Private Equity Compensation Report 2011 Release

SAN DIEGO, CA, December 15, 2010 — A report released by PrivateEquityCompensation.com signals improvement in the private equity and venture capital markets and an upward compensation trend that will likely continue in 2011.

In a year where buyout deals heated up and the big players are complaining of being priced out of the market for some deals, private equity professionals reported a solid increase in total earnings over the previous [...]

2012 Private Equity Compensation Report Release

SAN DIEGO, CA, December 19, 2011 — A report released today by PrivateEquityCompensation.com indicates the private equity and venture capital markets are continuing to enjoy increases in compensation and that the trend that will extend into 2012.

For the second year in a row, private equity professionals reported a solid increase in total earnings over the previous year, with the average cash earnings coming in at $248,000 USD, coming in [...]

2013 Private Equity Compensation Report Released

SAN DIEGO, CA, January 2, 2013 — The sixth annual Private Equity and Venture Capital report released today by PrivateEquityCompensation.com indicates the private equity and venture capital markets are continuing to enjoy increases in compensation and that the trend that will extend into 2013.

For the third year in a row, private equity professionals reported increases in both base and bonus compensation. The average professional earned $273,000 USD.

The “new [...]

2015 Private Equity Compensation Report Released

SAN DIEGO, CA, January 6, 2015 — The eighth annual Private Equity and Venture Capital Compensation Report, released today by PrivateEquityCompensation.com, indicates compensation growth in the private equity and venture capital markets is supported by strong fund raising.

“This year many funds hit their fund raising targets, so we were curious to see how this would impact both base salary and bonuses,” said David Kochanek, Publisher of PrivateEquityCompensation.com. “What we [...]