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September 2, 2009 Leave a comment

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The Short Version:

Craig Fisher is VP of Business Development for People Report, an HR Technology company that measures and compares staffing trends  for the service industry.  He is a blogger at www.fishdogs.com, and host of the TalentNet Live #TNL recruiter forum. As a 20 year innovator in sales and recruiting, Craig is a social recruiting & new media branding strategist, speaker, and trainer for marketers, job seekers, employers, and business owners. Follow Craig on Twitter @Fishdogs

The Long Version:

Craig Fisher founder of A-List solutions, and TalentNet Live, is a 20 year sales veteran and entrepreneur with 15 years in the IT Staffing industry.  He recently joined People Report, as VP of Business Development, where he runs sales and marketing for this HR Technology company that measures and compares staffing trends  for the service industry. 

In 1997, Craig designed his first web site for talent attraction and self promotion on his way to becoming a top performer at his IT Staffing Firm, where he set records that remain unbeaten to this day. 10 years later he started his own successful IT Staffing and Executive Search business built completely on free social media platforms and his uncanny knack for online brand building.

As a leader and innovator on the Social Media Recruiting scene, Craig has become a popular conference speaker and corporate trainer where he shares the secrets of online branding and growing trusted referral networks. His methods are most effective for Sales and Marketing, Talent Attraction and Employer Branding, and Job Search and Career Development.

Best of all, Craig shows how this can be done WITHOUT spending your whole day (or even much of it) online. He assists some of the world’s largest companies, smallest startups, and hungriest individuals; and gives presentations worldwide.

Prior to founding A-List Solutions, Craig’s staffing industry experience included positions as an award-winning Account Manager and Sales Director with STARK Talent, and as a top-performing Senior Recruiter with MATRIX Resources. Craig started his sales career as a pharma and medsurge rep with Glaxo Pharmaceuticals and Smiths Medical.

As host of the longest running and most popular monthly social recruiting forum on Twitter, TalentNet Live, Craig features big names in recruiting and social media on the last Wed. of each month from 9-11PM Eastern at #TNL.  He also runs the annual TalentNet Live Social Recruiting conference in DFW. See www.talentnetlive.com for details.

Craig offers great recruiting, career, and business tips for “social animals” in his blog, www.fishdogs.com, and through his widely followed Twitter profile at http://twitter.com/fishdogs. He is a regular contributor to technology and career forums and radio shows. His articles have been published internationally and featured in HR magazines, industry newsletters, and well-known career web sites.

You can find Craig spending his “spare” time with his 3 boys at their home base at beautiful Lake Grapevine just outside of Dallas, TX. His hobbies include web and graphic design, running, boxing, lake cavorting, diving, beach combing, far off lands exploring, and movie watching. He geeks out with software, mystery novels, and great music.

Craig graduated with a BA from the University of Oklahoma, majoring in Advertising.
Contact: Craig (at) alistsolutions.com  214-394-0909

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