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Matt is the chief instigator for RecruitingDaily, and runs point on editorial strategy, content creation, industry relations and bad ass blogging. Matt began his career as a recruiter for companies like Warner Bros. and Disney prior to moving to the dark side and working in marketing leadership roles for HR Technology companies like Monster, Cornerstone OnDemand and Talemetry.

Matt currently serves on the advisory board for a growing portfolio of high growth, early stage companies including Textio, Rolepoint, Universum Global, Take the Interview, HumanPredictions, TextRecruit and Clinch. Snark Attack, Matt's personal blog, has been recognized by Wordpress as one of its top 20 business blog recommendations, and he has been recognized as one of the top influencers in HR Technology by such publications as the Huffington Post, HRExaminer, HRO Today and HR Magazine.

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Articles by Matt Charney


If you’ve seen one of those ridiculous LifeLock commercials on TV, read the advice columns in Parade Magazine or are an aficionado of crappy Melissa McCarthy comedies, you’re already familiar with the concept of identity theft.

February 23, 2015
French novelist Alphonse Karr once wrote, “the more things change, the more things stay the same,” which might explain why this same phrase shows up in Zeppelin lyrics a century after Karr’s death.  
And nowhere is that more true than HR, which as a function seems often to be the business equivalent of the Amish – a quaintly anachronistic sect who shuns modern technology (with the possible exception of cute cat videos on YouTube, which, as we all know, really never gets old).
February 6, 2012

The first thing you should know about recruiting Generation Y? According to pioneering generational researchers William Strauss and Neil Howe, workers born between 1982-2000 actually prefer to be called Millennials

That nuance illustrates the essential element to recruiting and attracting the best Millennial talent -- effective communications that speak to and understand their language and values. 

January 20, 2012

When creating a social media recruitment strategy, there are 3 critical considerations every employer or talent organization must address directly and comprehensively.  The good news is, you already know the answers to these crucial questions, and while unique to every company, recruiter and job opportunity, those answers provide a strategic, measurable framework for social recruiting success.

December 13, 2011

Lost in all the buzzwords and best practices about social media recruiting is a simple fact: it’s supposed to be fun.  In the olden days of faxed resumes, form cover letters and cold calling, engaging talent could be a chore.  But new methodologies have developed along with new mediums.  As more and more employers are finding out, the business of work doesn’t have to feel like, well, work at all.

October 25, 2011