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The end of the journey for me (To new beginnings!)

It is with immense sadness that I announce I am resigning as Director of HireMatch.me. To say it’s tough to leave something that was an idea generated from a deeply personal experience like not being able to find a job is a ridiculous understatement. Especially since we’ve been working on it for almost three years. […]

5 things jobseekers are tired of hearing. No. 5: Nothing…

This is the last entry (for now anyway) in my five part series of five things jobseekers are tired of hearing others say about their job search.  I appreciate the feedback I’ve received from people who unfortunately identify with my experiences and frustrations with current recruitment models; both traditional and online versions. Throughout the previous […]

Assess first, interview second.

I never imagined that validation of the HireMatch.me pre-assessed candidate model would come from my brother Tony, but lo and behold it has. A little bit about my big brother: he has four daughters and works three jobs (one full time and two part time) while taking online classes to earn his bachelor’s degree. The […]

Never apply for a job again

Before I address the blog title let me say I’m happy to announce that ForDirectHire.com has re-launched as HireMatch.me. We received overwhelming feedback that people didn’t understand what we do from the name, but as an added bonus we did receive some nice attention from people looking to rent Fords – which was nice. Okay, […]

The Power of Hello (as taught by a 3 year old).

Saturday my wife, three year old son and I were walking through the a bustling Hammersmith Underground/Bus Station on our way to a doctor’s appointment.  As we passed by the Krispy Kreme kiosk in the middle of the common area our son threw out a random “hello” to a lady buying a sugar filled bag […]

5 things jobseekers are tired of hearing. No. 5: Nothing…

This is the last entry in my five part series of five things jobseekers are tired of hearing others say about their job search.  I appreciate the feedback I’ve received from people who unfortunately identify with my experiences and frustrations with current recruitment models, both traditional and online versions. Throughout the previous four posts I […]

5 things jobseekers are tired of hearing. No. 5: Nothing…

This is the last entry in my five part series of five things jobseekers are tired of hearing others say about their job search.  I appreciate the feedback I’ve received from people who unfortunately identify with my experiences and frustrations with current recruitment models, both traditional and online versions. Throughout the previous four posts I […]