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Rich Goldberg

Richard Goldberg has been a senior technical recruiter in the life sciences and financial niches. When not doing that, he plays basketball and volunteers with welfare to work candidates in getting jobs. He is recently married living in suburban Philadelphia.

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On the Verge of Leaving the Recruiting Calling …

by Mar 28, 2013, 5:23 am ET

On the verge of leaving the recruiting calling …

I am a second-generation recruit who knew he wanted to be a recruiter. In junior high I’d go to my dad’s office and stuff envelopes of candidates to prospective clients and help rewrite resumes. I went to school and studied HR management and organizational development. After a stint in social work to give back and learn more about how people ticked, I went into recruiting.

I have started departments, trained recruiters and managers on targeted interviewing, and worked for some of the top firms in life sciences and finance — making them able to compete in a global economy.

I have had the privilege to study sourcing from Shally Steckerl and to debate Lou Adler on the art of recruiting. And I read articles each day on the profession of recruiting.

So, I am stunned to say I am done. keep reading…