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Alison Shurell

Alison Shurell is chief marketing officer at Jibe, a leading provider of recruiting technology solutions. Before joining Jibe, she was chief marketing officer at Radisphere, where she built and led the marketing strategy and function for the company. Prior to Radisphere, she was VP of product marketing at Intralinks, where she led the successful launch of the company's life sciences business, overseeing global product positioning, go-to-market strategy and market analysis.

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Survey Results Reveal the Battles of the Recruiting Stars

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Alison Shurell
Sep 12, 2013, 6:12 am ET

Recruiter Infographic - Final (1)Remember that old show from the 80s, Battle of the Network Stars? You know, the one where every week C-grade TV stars like Patrick Duffy, Melissa Gilbert, and Scott Baio competed against one another in a giant obstacle course? No? You have no idea what I’m talking about? Ahem. Sorry, I’ll just check my AARP card at the door.

No matter, we all know what an obstacle course is, right? Dating back to the ancient Olympic Games and now a common component of everything from military training to family picnics, the obstacle course confronts competitors with a challenging series of, well, obstacles. Comprised of activities such as running, jumping, crawling, climbing, and oftentimes getting really, really dirty, the obstacle course has endured as one of the most demanding physical challenges ever developed.

You may be asking, what in the world of Morgan Fairchild does this have to do with recruiting? keep reading…