Do Recruiters Deserve Their Bad Reputation?

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Scott and Jim chat about Jim’s background and what the world looks like through the eyes of recruiters. In a world where the profession often takes the blame from so many, it’s generally a result of a misperception of how recruiters need to invest their time.

For more than a decade, Jim Stroud has built an expertise in sourcing and recruiting strategy, public speaking, lead generation, video production, podcasting, online research, competitive intelligence, online community management and training. He has consulted for such companies as Microsoft, Google, MCI, Siemens, Bernard Hodes Group (acquired by Findly) and a host of startup companies. During his tenure with Randstad Sourceright, he alleviated the sourcing and recruiting headaches of Randstad clients worldwide as its Global Head of Sourcing and Recruiting Strategy. Quite recently, he served as VP, Marketing for Proactive Talent – the most recognized and respected name in talent attraction, hiring and retention.

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