Posts by: Matt Charney

College Dropout: Why We Need To Rethink College Recruiting.

Anyone who says that having a college degree doesn’t matter likely doesn’t have one. According to the Economic Policy Institute, last...

Going Dutch: Why Randstad Really Acquired Monster (And Why You Should Care).

I have no memories (first hand, of course) of their now seminal Super Bowl spot, “When I Grow Up,” mainly because I was growing up,...

Guts Over Fear: Recruiting Wasn’t Broken Until You Came Along.

Every day, I’m lucky enough to get to talk to the people on the cutting edge of the recruiting technology industry. Most of these are...

How Recruiters (And Candidates) Can Still Have Love For Job Interviews.

For all the talk of “reinvention” in recruiting, for all the products promising to “disrupt” hiring, and for all...

Brick of Hashtag: Why Recruiters Need to Kick Their Twitter Habit.

I’ll admit that I joined Twitter somewhat reluctantly; unlike, say, Facebook, which is instantly intuitive and almost universally...

What The Microsoft Acquisition of LinkedIn Means for Recruiting.

While I’m generally pretty good at reading the M&A market in the HR Technology space, I admit that the announcement that...

Job Aggregators: The House of Cards of the Rising Sun.

By now, I’m sure you saw the “big news” that Simply Hired was shutting down effective June 26. If you’re like...

CREAM: The Truth About Compensation Negotiation.

When I was recruiting, the biggest lie I ever told candidates was that salary is dependent upon experience. If you ever see anything to the...

2016 iTalent Competition: Recruiting and HR Technology Startups That Don’t Suck (Seriously).

You know you’re getting old when you’re spending your third year in a row hosting a competition for HR technology startups, and even...

Silicon Valley: The Recruiting Technology Problem No One Is Talking About.

We all know that salary is the single most important factor in determining whether or not a candidate will pursue a role and accept an...

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