Randstad Sourceright // USA


Over the past decade, Jim Stroud has built an expertise in lead generation strategies, social media recruiting, video production, podcasting, online research, competitive intelligence, 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.

Jim Stroud has created and sold four online properties, managed an award-winning blog, published a weekly newsletter for jobseekers, a recruiter training magazine and co-hosted a popular technology podcast. Jim Stroud has also produced multiple web series devoted to such topics as: job search, recruiting, technology and language learning. Jim Stroud has been quoted by such publications as Globe and Mail, US News and World Report, Wall Street Journal and The Atlanta Journal and Constitution. Monster.com, Entrepreneur Magazine, Black Enterprise and The HR Examiner have all cited Jim Stroud for his digital influence. Jim Stroud also served as the EmCee of SourceCon, the premier global conference on sourcing for three consecutive years.

In 2014 Jim Stroud released “Content Is The New Sourcing: Strategies for Attracting and Engaging Passive Candidates.” In 2013, Jim Stroud published “Resume Forensics: How To Find Free Resumes and Passive Candidates on Google.”

When not online, Jim Stroud suffers from withdrawal symptoms that can only be soothed by chocolate chip cookies and family time.

Jim’s professionalism, integrity, innovation, intelligence, charisma and humor all combine with basic ‘goodness’, to make the experience of working and dealing with him a truly refreshing and thoroughly positive experience. Benefitting from his knowledge and experience has certainly been to my personal as well as professional gain. So much information, so little conceit! Definitely a ‘good-guy-guru’ in his field

Anne Scofield // GE Power & Water