Glenn Gutmacher

About the Author

Glenn Gutmacher is a long-time trainer of Internet sourcing methodologies applied to recruiting, and founder of Recruiting-Online.com's Advanced Online Recruiting Techniques course. He entered the industry by creating the first regional job board for the Boston area in 1996 on behalf of a major newspaper chain. In his spare time, he developed what would evolve into the web course and live seminar in order to answer all the questions that help wanted advertisers kept asking him about the online recruiting world. Since 2003, he has limited his training schedule in order to join the corporate recruiting world as an Internet researcher / sourcer, webmaster for corporate career websites, and other related duties. After 2+ years with the multibillion IT services firm, Getronics, he now does so for the even-larger Microsoft Corporation.

How to add Facebook or LinkedIn connections’ birthdays to your recruiting CRM

Note: This post represents my personal views and not necessarily those of my employer. Someone recently forwarded me a question posted about a month ago on a LinkedIn sourcing group asking if you could efficiently transfer your connections’ birthdays (on LinkedIn, Facebook friends, Outlook, etc.) to your CRM (https://www.linkedin.com/grp/post/1176637-6016974478737682434). The group moderator responded…

Computerization’s Effect on Sourcing and the Future of Employment

Two University of Oxford professors have caused quite a stir in the employment world with their September 2013 research paper, “The Future of Employment”. ¬†Michael Osborne and Carl Frey predict 47% of US jobs are at risk of disappearing over the next 20 years due to continued improvements in computerized applications of artificial…

A List of Recruiter Associations

I’m amazed to discover how many recruiting networks exist. While the Electronic Recruiting Exchange is certainly an important one, I know even they would agree that, just as no single career portal would suffice as the only place to post your jobs, there is no single recruiters’ portal that can cover all your…

Boolean Search Strings Anyone Can Use, Part 2

Building on my article from last month, here are a couple more free techniques that top Internet recruiters use to maximize the effectiveness of advanced searches using Boolean queries, and some typical errors to avoid. Resumes Off ISPs If you are targeting geographically, one of your best bets is to search within the…