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Recruiting in a recession

It’s been over 10 years now since the economy was mired in one of the worst recessions in history. Fueled by the spectacular burst of the speculative housing bubble and the dramatic downturn of global markets, the employment picture a decade ago looked a whole lot less robust than it does today. Matt Charney dives into the data to share some surprising insights about where people are spending their budget

Matt Charney

Chief Content Officer and Editor

Allegis and Recruiting Daily

Matt Charney is the principal analyst and global content lead for Allegis Global Solutions, focusing on market and industry intelligence, talent technology strategy and workforce & labor market analytics. He is also a partner in RecruitingDaily, having served as Editor in Chief and Executive Editor prior to joining the ownership team. Matt started his career as a corporate recruiter for such companies as The Walt Disney Company and Warner Bros. before moving into marketing leadership roles at HR Technology companies such as Monster Worldwide, Cornerstone OnDemand and Talemetry. Matt currently serves as an advisor and board member for over a dozen startups in the HR Technology space, including Textio, TrustSphere, HumanPredictions and HiringSolved.

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