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Michael Shafrir on “Meaningful Connections”

Posted on May 4, 2007
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By Dave Mendoza, Master Cybersleuth, JobMachine Inc.

Want to create a “Meaningful Connection today?

Click here to connect with Michael Shafrir, a valued member of the recruitment industry, on LinkedIn

Meet my friend and colleague, Michael Shafrir, Sr. Manager, Business Development, at He was perhaps the youngest among the featured presenters during the afternoon session regarding Meaningful Connections at the Talent Unconference last Fall, and for good reason, he has quickly risen to become a familiar face as a supporter of the most cutting edge recruitment technologies and initiatives. I am constantly bumping into Michael at every industry event I attend and a warm welcome always follows.

Michael enjoys working for causes bigger than himself, – he can quickly identify a value proposition. After graduating from the University of Michigan in 2002, Michael spent a year working as a teacher’s aide for autistic children (first-graders). He then moved to Philadelphia where he worked in Marketing for a non-profit.

Michael joined as employee #11 in April 2004 and helped the company grow to over 100 employees, 1,000,000 $100k+ job-seeking subscribers, and well over 25,000 recruiters who post $100k+ jobs for free., the online service for $100,000+ jobs, announced the launch of RecruitLadder Premium, an online recruiting solution designed exclusively for human resources professionals. Available in May 2007, the new product is the first of its kind to combine powerful, enterprise-level resources with the world’s largest database of registered $100,000+ job seekers.

Michael develops and manages relationships with strategic content partners/vendors in the online recruiting space in the process of developing business in the form of five-figure online media/sponsorship packages to Fortune 500 clients. Leads account manager for top-level clients. Manages team of 7 inside sales/recruiter relations representatives and is responsible for individual and team quota.

Recently, The announced its Launch of a Premium Service for Recruiters. RecruitLadder Premium allows recruiters to manage multiple searches, search by zip-code and radius from job location, correspond with multiple candidates and save candidates for future positions. The solution also offers one-click compliance to ensure that Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) are seamlessly integrated into the talent sourcing process.

Michael Sharir’s contributions are celebrated today as someone who has been an avid supporter of the recruitment blogosphere, who has embraced worthy causes, such as Charity Poker Tourneys, and a regular contributor on behalf of his own blog,

If any recruiter or hiring manager would like to learn more about, please feel free to email Michael ( and add him as a valued LinkedIn connection.

Want to create a “Meaningful Connection today?

Click here to connect with Michael Shafrir, a valued member of the recruitment industry, on LinkedIn

Tell him El Dave @ “SixDegreesfromDave” sent you.


“The new enterprise system will really streamline the recruiting process, especially for human resources professionals looking to fill multiple positions across various levels of their organizations,” said Marc Cenedella, CEO and founder of “With over 1.3 million members, we have more qualified talent in our system than any other single resource. Now, with the addition of RecruitLadder Premium, we also have the tools to make tapping into that talent pool a very efficient process.”

In addition to its advanced functionality, RecruitLadder Premium allows companies to showcase their brands with customizable profile pages. also provides live support to recruiters who use the system.’s Recruiter Relations Team will help the recruiter through each step of the process and is available by email or phone.

“RecruitLadder Premium is the culmination of concentrated efforts to add critical, advanced functionality to our HR and recruiting professionals to help them maintain a professional recruiting edge,” said Stuart Kerr, Vice President, Enterprise Business. “It provides an outstanding return-on-time. Early feedback has been fantastic.”

RecruitLadder Premium will be available for companies to test-drive. For additional information, please go to:

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One Response to “Michael Shafrir on “Meaningful Connections””

  1. University Update on May 4th, 2007 4:07 am

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