Jacob S. Madsen
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Jacob S. Madsen is now friends with Brian Mayhall, Gerry Crispin and Nathan Vance
Sep 28
Jacob S. Madsen commented on Nathan Vance's blog post '3 "Crazy" Ideas For Sourcing Talent (Not Using LinkedIn)'
"Simply OUTSTANDING Nathan and goes to show that there are truly many many ways to 'skin a cat' It is the always thinking outside the box that makes the difference, the asking questions about how and where that does it, and that wins the…"
Sep 25
Jacob S. Madsen commented on Mona Berberich's blog post 'One page resumes – does size really matter?'
"@Kelly and Randall  If a CV/Resume does not act as the applicant's own personal advertising board, and that every single aspect of criteria sought and capabilities covered, then a candidate will not stand out and with that have a chance of…"
Jul 18, 2013
Jacob S. Madsen commented on Mona Berberich's blog post 'One page resumes – does size really matter?'
"Pretty simple really: 1-5 years work experience 1-2 pages should do it 5+ years experience 2-4 pages at an absolute maximum 5 pages (and then it needs to be someone with 30+ yrs experience Good candidates know that CV/Resume's need to be…"
Jul 18, 2013
Jacob S. Madsen commented on KKenner's blog post 'When the Candidate asks..."Why didn't you call me?'
"@Jennifer Welcome to the what I term 10% club , the recruiter who understand and take her role seriously, who cares and who follows up and does what any good and professional recruiter should always do. You are (sadly) a rarity, but should be lauded…"
Mar 28, 2013
Jacob S. Madsen commented on KKenner's blog post 'When the Candidate asks..."Why didn't you call me?'
"Man on the Moon - sorry for typo"
Mar 27, 2013
Jacob S. Madsen commented on KKenner's blog post 'When the Candidate asks..."Why didn't you call me?'
"Nice rounding off KK. Argue with me anyone if you wish:  Apart from the planet earth, the kingdom of animals, minerals and plants, e v e r y t h i n g is Man made, be it paperclips or Man of the Moon, be it products or services or anything else…"
Mar 27, 2013
Jacob S. Madsen commented on KKenner's blog post 'When the Candidate asks..."Why didn't you call me?'
"In reference to Elise's comments, I know and have worked with an ATS at Microsoft where we had on average every 30th submittal never reaching us, and not a single thing that could be done about it other than put it down to 'system…"
Mar 27, 2013
Jacob S. Madsen commented on KKenner's blog post 'When the Candidate asks..."Why didn't you call me?'
"The president of Chase, for all his problems, told his Staffing organization that when anyone anywhere applied who was a veteran, the standard was 48 hours for a recruiter to personally call them and advise them on openings. He wanted a weekly…"
Mar 27, 2013
Jacob S. Madsen commented on KKenner's blog post 'When the Candidate asks..."Why didn't you call me?'
"@Gerry, appear that our comments crossed each other. If anyone knows about this stuff it is you Gerry, good to see you inn this discussion :)  "
Mar 27, 2013
Jacob S. Madsen commented on KKenner's blog post 'When the Candidate asks..."Why didn't you call me?'
"@Elise  I live in a household with two job seekers, myself being one. We are both highly accomplished senior professionals who only e v e r apply to roles where there is at least a 85% match with job spec. Having over a period of 8 months and 6…"
Mar 27, 2013
Jacob S. Madsen commented on KKenner's blog post 'When the Candidate asks..."Why didn't you call me?'
"'with all the electronic communication there is this bit of uncertainty.  We have all had missed emails, voicemails, etc.' Sounds like the worst excuse I have ever come across 'So if a candidate feels like communication is going…"
Mar 27, 2013
Jacob S. Madsen commented on AdMore Recruitment's blog post 'Leaving the dark side – how agency experience benefits the in-house recruiter.'
"Sophie. You put it so right and spot on, great post. What is the true difference and in addition to already made comments is the ability to thoroughly understand and interact with what is often a highly commercially driven business It is about…"
Dec 13, 2012
Jacob S. Madsen liked Becky Franzen's blog post 3 Dimensional Candidate Care.. BE the ravioli
Apr 16, 2012
Jacob S. Madsen commented on Justin Miller's blog post 'Relationships: The Best Recruitment Marketing Tool You Can Have.'
"Please do not take this advertisement, however a book published in 2011 by Gordon S Curtis titled 'Well Comnected' offer stories and insight to how connections are built and utilized to the benefit of all parties involved."
Feb 7, 2012
Jacob S. Madsen commented on Amy Ala's blog post 'An Open Letter To My Candidates'
"Nice post Amy and very true I am a senior tried and tested corporate recruiter AND a job seeking candidate and boy have I learnt a thing or two about being on the other end. Quite a shocking experience let me tell you, even when you as a recruiter…"
Feb 1, 2012

Profile Information

Name
Jacob Sten Madsen
Job Title
Job seeking permanent and/or contract London based but willing to travel
Which best describes your profession?
Corporate
How many years have you been in the business?
10 - 14 years
Which industries do you work in now?
Technology, Utilities
How many employees in your company?
>5000
LinkedIn Profile
http://uk.linkedin.com/pub/jacob-sten-madsen/3/928/250

Profile Summary

Professional and enthusiastic multilingual senior business oriented recruitment/staffing/HR resources consultant with more than 20 years business sales and key account management experiences in a range of industries covering Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Result driven records within major global and blue chip companies with emphasis on creating tangible business related results, forging long term relationships. Works independently or as a team member, covering strategic planning through to management and operational implementation.
Degree level educated, MBA in Human Resources; Knowledge Management; Innovation and Change.

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