Matt Ekstrom is a long-time veteran of the HR and TA tech space. A former co-founder of several companies including HiringSolved, he's an in-house expert for effective branding and growth strategies in the industry. Wanna talk shop? Drop him a note. Matt's always game to talk about the recruiting and HR tech space or creative marketing campaigns.
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Data analysis has played a role in recruiting for years, and recently, it’s felt like we’ve exhausted all new sources and uses of data. At times, it’s even seemed like… Read more
Recruiters should remember that, while ChatGPT offers an answer for certain recruiting challenges, it isn’t the answer.
Although the labor market has cooled in recent months, recruiters still face a ferocious battle for talent. This is why many are investigating innovative ways to gain a competitive advantage,… Read more
The American workforce is becoming more diverse all the time, and recruiters have responded to this shift by making diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) a top priority. But employers have… Read more
Although the persistently tight labor market is beginning to show signs of slackening, companies are still struggling to find enough workers to fill their open positions. In the United States,… Read more
Although the labor market finally appears to be cooling off, talent acquisition remains a major problem for hiring managers as we enter 2023. While there are 10 million job openings… Read more
The job market volatility surrounding layoffs, hiring freezes and furloughs over the last two years gave rise to the Great Resignation. Now that the job market is returning to the… Read more
The current job market is chaotic. On one hand, the Great Resignation led nearly 57 million Americans to quit their jobs between Jan 2021 and Feb 2022. On the other… Read more
We are in the midst of what could be considered the great reset, a reset in employee expectations, their values and beliefs. A part of this reshuffle can be attributed… Read more
I read an article the other day that had me confused. The title implied (as this one does at first) that “location” and “aggregation” are competitors for the future of… Read more