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BIOGRAPHY for Glenn Gutmacher
Director of Talent Sourcing, Huron Consulting Group
& Founder, Recruiting-Online.com & Co-Founder, Boston Area Talent Sourcing Association

Glenn Gutmacher photoSince July 2021, Glenn has been building out a sourcing function of teams in the US and India as Director of Talent Sourcing at Huron Consulting Group. Previously, Glenn ran sourcing as a Vice President at State Street, one of the world's largest custody banks. From 2015-17, he managed an 8-person, US-focused diversity sourcing team and from 2018-21, developed a global central sourcing function for the company, based primarily out of India, and expanded recruitment marketing and automation projects.

From 2010-15, he trained and led an online-focused offshore team and a junior onshore team focused on front-end candidate pipelining to support North America Recruiting at Avanade, a $2 billion IT consulting firm owned by Accenture and Microsoft. He also led some global recruiting training and sourcing initiatives.

In 1997, Glenn created one of the recruiting industry's first Internet sourcing seminars, later known as Recruiting-Online.com, training recruiters and sourcers from hundreds of companies ranging from the Fortune 500 to small staffing firms, and (since 1999) is the world's longest continuously-running, self-paced 100% online course for learning candidate sourcing.

Glenn was a senior Internet researcher for Microsoft from July 2005 to September 2008, focusing on competitive intelligence and proactive international sourcing. He sourced the two previous years at Getronics North America (2003-05) where his work contributed meaningfully to two finalist nominations in 2005's ERE’s Excellence Awards.

In between Avanade and Microsoft, he served for two years as full-time Vice President of JobMachine / Arbita Consulting & Education Services (ACES) as a consultant to recruiting teams of corporations and staffing firms of varied sizes and industries, including delivering workforce development workshops, seminars and webinars on sourcing-related topics to improve candidate pipelining, productivity, tools, systems, and organizational structure.

Glenn entered the recruiting field in 1996 by founding one of the first newspaper-owned regional job boards, JobSmart, which won the industry’s two most prestigious awards in 1998: the EPpy Award (Editor & Publisher) and the Digital Edge Award (Newspaper Assn. of America).

He was the official Internet recruiting certification instructor in 2000 for SHRM's Northeast Human Resources Association (NEHRA), in 2001 for the Boston Herald's Jobfind.com and in 2002 for the Boston Globe's BostonWorks.

Glenn remains a leading innovator in online sourcing methods and application of Internet tools to recruiting. Besides presenting at conferences and penning articles for recruiting trade publications and portals, in 2014 he co-founded and still runs the Boston Area Talent Sourcing Association as well as co-founding in 2020 (and still running) the DEI Cohort. He occasionally blogs about Advanced Online Recruiting Techniques. He is a graduate of Yale University.

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