I Spy for the EEOC

The Retro Lounge Podcast Series

This episode, entitled “I Spy for the EEOC,” originally aired July 25, 2006. And this was the episode description:

Jim Stroud and Karen Mattonen discuss the legalities of buying a company directory, give props to Linked In and discuss the work of “testers,” phony job applicants on the hunt for discriminatory practices. (Bad companies beware!) And did you know that resume writers have to be bonded? Tune in for a very interesting episode.

ABOUT THE HOSTS

Karen Mattonen specializes in helping navigate both buyers and sellers through the buying and selling process! She believes in using dedication to her clients to help educate both buyers and sellers through the home buying process, allowing them to make more informed and confident decisions. Karen has a passion to exceed expectations, by utilizing her strong negotiation skills, her capacity for empathy, and her strong integrity, energy and dedication to help achieve the most positive outcome for her clients. After several very successful personal real estate transactions over the years, Karen transitioned from Headhunting/HR, which also included recruiting and Training of Individual Team Realtors, to building her own Professional Real Estate Career.

Prior to real estate, Karen had developed a positive reputation as a successful recruiter and Trainer who owned and operated several successful Recruiting/HR and Training business ventures. Karen takes a different approach to real estate, one that is built on personal touches, win-win deals and positive results. Karen Mattonen utilizes the latest technologies, market research and business strategies to exceed your expectations. More importantly, she listens and that means she finds solutions that are tailored to you!

Find Karen at www.northcountyhomepros.com

Over the past decade, Jim Stroud has built an expertise in sourcing and recruiting strategy, public speaking, lead generation, video production, podcasting, online research, competitive intelligence, online community management, and training. He has consulted for such companies as Microsoft, Google, MCI, Siemens, Bernard Hodes Group and a host of start-up companies.

During his tenure with Randstad Sourceright, he alleviated the recruitment headaches of their clients worldwide as their Global Head of Sourcing and Recruiting Strategy. Moreover, Jim Stroud has created and sold four online properties, authored five HR related books and hosts the popular online video series – “The Jim Stroud Show.” His latest project – “The Jim Stroud Podcast” explores the future of work, life and everything in between. More details highlighting his career and industry influence can be found on his blog – JimStroud.com. Subscribe to it now.

As the VP, Product Evangelist – NA for ClickIQ, an award-winning automated job advertising platform, his duties focused on business development and product evangelism. Now that ClickIQ has been acquired by Indeed.com, Jim is open to new opportunities.