LOS ANGELES, Aug. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- TMP Worldwide, a global leader in talent acquisition technologies, today announced the appointment of Matt Shields as Director of Business Development, Southwest. Matt is based in Glendale and responsible for growing new business for TMP across all of the Southwest Region.
Prior to joining TMP, Shields was the Head of Business Development for the Southwest for several SaaS companies in the Talent Acquisition space over the course of 10 years including SmartRecruiters, Bullhorn and Cornerstone onDemand. In each of these roles, Matt was responsible for developing new business relationships and identifying solutions to solve customer challenges.
During this period, he also served for nearly 3 years as a Senior Associate with Signal Peak Ventures, a $500M early technology VC firm based in Salt Lake City, UT.
"Matt brings a wealth of Recruitment Technology experience to our team and a consultative approach to understanding client needs, building relationships, and solving challenges that will further enhance TMP's position in the Southwest," said Fred Pratt, Vice President of Enterprise Sales, North America for TMP.
"Top companies today compete on ideas more than anything else. Look at Google, Apple, and Nike. These brands win because they know how to consistently attract and retain the most talented people in the market. Recruiting is a competition," said Matt Shields. "With 80 million millennials entering the job market in the years ahead, companies that put strategy and technology in place and recognize that their biggest opportunity to differentiate is with their people, will be the biggest winners of this competition of tomorrow."
About TMP Worldwide
TMP Worldwide is a global leader in talent acquisition technologies, committed to finding new ways to leverage software, strategy and creative to build talent and enhance our clients' employer brands – across every connection point. Over the past 10 years – from healthcare to government to retail to technology and everything in between – we've revolutionized the way companies and candidates connect.
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