Jim Stroud (jimstroud)
Jim Stroud is a "Searchologist" (someone adept at online research) 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. During his 3-year tenure with Microsoft, he served as a Technical Sourcing Consultant and was a regular contributor to Microsoft’s Technical Careers Blog. He is presently a Social Media Development Manager for EnglishCafe - the premier English learning community for global professionals.
When not engaged in Recruitment Research, Competitive Intelligence and Training projects for the aforementioned organizations, Jim created and sold three online properties including the award-winning blog – The Recruiters Lounge of which he still contributes.
Recently, Jim launched The Searchologist website where he teaches Recruiters resume sourcing and lead generation strategies via articles, a video series and a print publication. He is also co-host of the technology podcast - Friday Traffic Report.
When Jim Stroud is not online, he suffers severe withdrawal pains that can only be soothed by chocolate chip cookies and family time. ( Follow @jimstroud on Twitter )