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Posted June 02, 2014 by

Interview of Jimmy McCourt of College Recruiter at the College Recruiting Bootcamp

In this interview by Rob Humphrey of LinkedIn at the May 5, 2014 College Recruiting Bootcamp, Jimmy McCourt discusses the importance to organizations of having a strong employment brand which is consistent with your consumer brand.

The College Recruiting Bootcamp was organized by College Recruiter and co-hosted by LinkedIn at its headquarters in Mountain View, California. Over 100 corporate university relations leaders attended and more than 3,000 registered for the livestream. The Bootcamp was designed to help these staffing leaders more efficiently and effectively hire college and university students and recent graduates.

Posted March 13, 2014 by

Jimmy McCourt Joins College Recruiter as National Account Manager, Corporate Sales

Jimmy McCourt

Jimmy McCourt

MINNEAPOLIS, MN, March 13, 2014 – College Recruiter, the leading niche job board for college students hunting for internships and recent graduates looking for entry level jobs and other career opportunities, today announced that Jimmy McCourt has joined its sales team as its new national account manager for corporate sales.

Jimmy comes to College Recruiter with experience both in the job board  and recruiting industries. He was an account executive for Indeed, the highest trafficked job board in the world, and a technical recruiter for Equity Staffing Group. Anyone who has had the pleasure of speaking with Jimmy even for a few minutes will experience his passion for sales, marketing, recruiting, advertising, digital media, and technology. He brings that all together by analyzing job-seeker behavior in the ever-evolving digital recruitment landscape to help his employer clients strategically and systemically improve the quality of people they hire, while simultaneously strengthening their brand online and beyond. (more…)

Posted January 20, 2014 by

College Recruiting Bootcamp at LinkedIn Headquarters on May 5, 2014

Linkedin's HeadquartersLinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network on the Internet, and, the leading niche job board for college students searching for internships and recent graduates hunting for entry-level jobs and other career opportunities, co-hosted their second annual college recruiting conference on Monday, May 5th at LinkedIn’s corporate headquarters in Mountain View, California.

Are you passionate about attracting the next generation of talent to your organization? If so, you wouldn’t have wanted to miss this chance to mingle with and learn from 200 of your peers who felt EXACTLY the same way. This one-day event right in the heart of Silicon Valley brought together the best and brightest hiring managers, college relations professionals, and other human resource leaders for a day of fast-paced learning, networking, and brainstorming.


No Selling

As was the case for our 2013 College Recruiting Bootcamp, there was absolutely no selling of any kind during the opening keynote, morning presentations, and afternoon panel discussions. There was no exhibit hall and no sponsors. With the exception of the luncheon keynote by LinkedIn, all presenters and attendees were corporate or government recruiting and human resource professionals. No third party recruiters. No career service office professionals. No vendors. Just your peers. (more…)