Tim Sackett is well known to the recruiting industry, in fact some might call him HR Famous….He is the President of the Michigan based staffing firm HRU Technical Resources, he blogs 5 days a week at timsackett.com and he just wrote a book too (The Talent Fix) so we’ll chat about that and much more on today’s show.
Entelo, the leader in recruiting automation, recently announced a new feature called Unbiased Sourcing Mode, allowing companies to anonymize and hide information recruiters or hiring managers don’t want to see in an effort to eliminate unconscious bias based on irrelevant factors. Lisa Holden is their Director of Communications and joins the podcast to talk about diversity hiring and also a bit about her role at Entelo.
As the head of CareersinGoverment.com, Michael Hurwitz is skilled in Digital Strategy, Advertising Sales, and Integrated Marketing. Along With strong business development skills he holds a degree in Political Science and Government from the University of Iowa. Today he is the President and Co-Founder of a niche job site for the public sector. Today we’ll talk about his niche job site business.
Chris Murdock is the Co-Founder and Senior Partner of IQTalent Partners. Chris has over 18 years of executive recruiting experience and leads research and sourcing for the firm while also developing client relationships. Prior to Founding IQTalent Partners, Chris was a Sourcer with Yahoo!'s internal Executive Recruiting team in the corporate offices in Sunnyvale, California. Previous to Yahoo!, Chris was an Associate in the Menlo Park, California office of with Heidrick & Struggles, where he recruited for software, hardware, professional services, and semiconductor clients. Before Heidrick & Struggles, Chris worked in the Retail Practice of TMP Worldwide in Atlanta, Georgia.
At the recent Jobg8 Summit in Nashville I ran into Mike Wiston from Crowded. They have a unique platform that refreshes large resume databases and updates individual candidate data by scouring the web. We chatted briefly about how it works and find out what he's learned about working with recruiters and HR.