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Ask The Headhunter’s Nick Corcodilos has an axe to grind with The Ladders and (OWCH!) was that blade sharp! Jim Stroud and Karen Mattonen debate how and when to use Email Templates when prospecting passive candidates. The lessons learn might save you from a PR nightmare like the one caused by Nick “The Axe Grinder.” Plus, Jim takes a second to pump up his new book - Resume Forensics.
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Karen Mattonen CAC, CSP
Karen is an experienced, successful recruiter who operates her own business and is actively involved in many industry organizations and activities. Her recruiting career began with Snelling Corporation. In 1998, after a successful tenure as a recruiter with Snelling, Karen struck out on her own, founding Advanced Career Solutions (ACS). ACS focuses on recruiting for the HVAC Industry. Karen has achieved accreditation as a California Accredited Consultant (CAC) through California Staffing Professionals. She has also gained her Certified Staffing Professional Certificate (CSP) through American Staffing Professionals. (www.americanstaffing.net)
Karen has a new and future-oriented vision of what recruiting can and should become: a profession we can be proud of for its ethical standing, professional conduct and ability to build great organizations. Her doing-well-by-doing-right philosophy is shaking up the status quo in an industry that needs to be shaken. She does this with conviction, leadership, and a distinctive voice that cries out for change.
Karen was a co-creator of the landmark webinar event â€“ “EEOC Discrimination Debate.” This event featured senior members of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and staffing industry experts discussing and debating difficult issues about discrimination in today’s workplace environment. Company executives, hiring managers, recruiters, and human resource professionals from across the United States were invited to participate in the free Webinar and live panel discussion. Karen also served as one of the panelists on the discussion team in the March, 2006 event.
As co-host of the popular podcast “The Recruiters Lounge,”Karen discusses her frank opinions on the recruitment industry with her co-host, Jim Stroud
Jim Stroud is a Searchologist with an expertise in the full life-cycle placement of Executive and Technical personnel, Recruitment Research and Competitive Intelligence. He has consulted for such companies as Google, Siemens, MCI and a host of start-up companies. He presently serves Microsoft as a Technical Sourcing Consultant and is a regular contributor to Microsoft’s Technical Careers Blog.
Jim Stroud was nominated (and a top 10 finalist) for a Best Blog Award for his blog â€“ Jim Stroud 2.0, by Recruiting.com in 2006 and cited in Bullhorn’s Research Report: Tools of The Trade 2007 as being among the best blogs on the recruiting industry (50,000 staffing and recruiting professionals were surveyed). His podcast series â€“ The Recruiters Lounge recently aired its 50th episode. His comicstrip series â€“ The Recruiting Life has also celebrated its 100th edition and was nominated for Best Ongoing Comic Series and Best Newcomer of 2006 by Gnomz, a community of Comic creators. Jim Stroud also trains recruiters on how to source the internet for passive candidates and has trained recruiting organizations worldwide. His experience in using the internet to find hidden talent spans a decade. Jim Stroud can reached via his website: www.jimstroud.com
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