As a motivational speaker, advisor, author and entertainer, Jason Gorham, CEO of SharkStrike, helps talent organizations to learn how to transition from effectively attracting the right candidates, to understanding and developing the skills it takes to be exceptional. Being regarded as the pioneer in the new era of “Smart Recruiting”, the emergence of using online media tools to identify passive candidates, Gorham has been educating the industry on the recruiting/sourcing business since 2004.
Gorham has worked with the world’s most effective corporate leaders, human resource personnel and recruiters from multibillion-dollar manufacturers to top international recruiting agencies. With over a decade of experience in recruiting, he has launched several organizations and industry resources such as J2EEJob.com, SemiConductorJobsBlog.com, SharkStrike LLC and CareerMetaSearch.com. Currently Gorham serves as: CEO and Managing Director for SharkStrike, CEO of CareerMetaSearch.com and the author of a patent pending process called “Push Posting 2.0”.
Gorham is an internationally recognized speaker on targeted hiring and “Smart Recruiting”. Some of his recent speaking engagements include Kennedy Information Recruiting Conference, London Enhance Media Online Recruitment Conference, ERE Conference, Atlanta Web Entrepreneurs and MIT South Florida Group. He has developed a strong interactive audience by leveraging multiple communication channels such as blogging, micro-blogging, social networking and email marketing.
Considered as a highly regarded expert source among both the media and the staffing community, Gorham was a Dual Category Finalist for the Citrix Technology Awards. He has been interviewed by the following publications: BusinessWeek, Wall Street Journal - Career Journal, About.com, Newsday, Hunt Scanlon, The Angel Journal, JimStroud.com, Recruiter UK, Miami Herald, Palm Beach Post and Sun Sentinel. He holds a Bachelors Degree from Roger Williams University in Bristol, Rhode Island.