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Jim Stroud

Director, Sourcing & Social Strategy, Bernard Hodes Group

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 and a host of startup companies. Recently, Jim Stroud joined Bernard Hodes Group as a Director of Sourcing and Social Strategy.

Jim Stroud has created and sold two online properties and managed an award-winning blog – “The Recruiters Lounge.” He also produces “The Hidden Job Report” and recently discontinued “The Searchologist,” a recruiter training membership site and magazine. He currently co-hosts the weekly technology podcast – Friday Traffic Report and produces “The Jim Stroud Show,” a video series focused on job search strategy and technology. (Jim Stroud has produced multiple web series devoted to such topics as: job search, recruiting, technology and language learning.)

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