The Hired Guns was founded at height of the dotcom boom (c. 2000). It was a new era of entrepreneurship and individualism especially for top thinkers in digital and technology. Frustrated by an inability to hire great people for the right jobs at the right time Allison Hemming launched the company with the idea of disrupting traditional recruiting. Borrowing from the Hollywood Talent Management model where the top talent gets truly represented, today The Hired Guns manages the careers of some of the best digital talent on the planet.
A visionary with her eye on the future of work, Allison Hemming founded the Pink Slip Parties as an antidote to the dotcom meltdown. Her open-source party concept designed to get the downsized out networking vs. being ashamed of their lay off spread across industries and cities around the globe, She is also the author of the no-nonsense job-hunting book Work It! How to get ahead, Save Your Ass and Land a Job In Any Economy.
A recognized career authority, Hemming has been regularly featured in The New York Times, The Today Show, The Wall Street Journal, New York Post, Newsday, CNN, CNBC, Good Morning America, NPR, PBS and many other media outlets.