All About Matt.

“Matt Charney is probably the world’s top expert when it comes to talent and technology. If you want to know what’s cool, what’s new or what’s next in recruiting, all you have to do is ask Matt.” – Dr. Peter Cappelli, The Wharton School.

“Intelligent content is a rare thing. Count on Matt Charney.” – John Sumser

“Nobody knows the intersection of tech and practitioners more than Matt Charney.” – Laurie Reuttimann

“Matt Charney is a must read for anyone in the HR Technology Industry … Never underestimate him; he’s one of the best in the business.” – Naomi Bloom

“Don’t believe the hype.” – Public Enemy


Advisory Services.

Matt provides go-to-market strategy, messaging, pipeline acceleration, lead generation, content marketing services and industry intelligence for high growth, high tech, VC backed startups specializing in recruiting, hiring or human capital management.

As the principal analyst and practice leader for Recruiting Advisory, LLC, Matt oversees an equity position in a growing portfolio of early stage companies.

Current Advisory Clients Include:


Consulting Services:

Matt works on a variety of projects with both direct employers, including sourcing and social media training, HR technology selection and implementation, process improvement and change management.

With over a decade of industry experience, Matt worked as a talent acquisition and recruitment leader for some of the world’s biggest brands, where he gained hands-on experience as both an end user and buyer of recruiting technology, giving him a unique perspective on best practices, pain points and the realities of trench recruiting.

Past consulting engagements have included working directly with employers such as:


Meet Matt.

Matt Charney isn’t a guru. Or a ninja. Or even a ‘thought leader.’ Mostly because he hates ‘personal branding’ almost as much as tired cliches. But he’s considered one of the best in the business at creating compelling content across mediums, from 140 characters or less to B2B white papers to CRM campaigns and everything in between, with the possible exception of writing in the third person.

Matt has led digital, social media, content & channel marketing for some of the world’s coolest companies, gaining extensive experience in public & analyst relations, corporate communication, brand identity creation & positioning, marketing strategy, community management and marketing strategy.

Matt is currently the Editor in Chief for Recruiting Daily, LLC, where he also serves as a partner and lead for advisory services, industry & public relations, and editorial strategy.

Matt has had marketing leadership roles at companies like Talemetry (including creating a completely new corporate identity & brand name), Cornerstone OnDemand (where he had total ownership of digital, social & content marketing globally for this $1.5 billion publicly traded company) and Monster Worldwide (where he launched and led their social media team & oversaw B2b marketing & industry/blogger relations.

A recruiting & HR geek, Matt started his career as a corporate recruiter, leading full cycle executive level searches while managing employer branding and social recruiting & recruitment advertising for Fortune 500 companies including the Walt Disney Company, Warner Bros. Entertainment Group and Amgen.  With a focus on – and passion for – marketing, technology & talent management, Matt’s writing has been featured on sites such as Forbes, ERE, Fistful of Talent, Brazen Careerist,, SourceCon, HRO Today and HR Executive.

A highly sought after speaker, Matt has presented at conferences including the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) Annual Conference, Blog World & New Media Expo, SXSWi, the Recruiting Trends Conference, HRO European Summit, HR Technology Conference/HREvolution and dozens of local & regional professional events & conferences.

Matt was recently named by the Huffington Post as one of the 100 Top Social HR Experts, by Leadtail/ERE as one of the Top 25 Recruiting Experts on Twitter, and by Retargeter & HRBN as one of the Top 40 Bloggers Under 40. Matt has also been named as the #2 online recruiting influencer and a Top 25 HR influencer by HRExaminer.

A graduate of the prestigious Writing for Screen & Television program at the University of Southern California George Lucas School for Cinematic Arts, Matt is currently producing a major motion picture with Radar Pictures & 20th Century Fox.

16 Comments on “All About Matt.”

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  4. Warm greetings from
    I am Raksha writing to you from and I work as an Editor with
    The reason I am reaching out to you is to see if you would be interested in submitting articles for our publications. We mostly cover HR topics, but we have acquired some publications and their database that cover other areas as well. Here is some more information on all of our publications:
    While looking out for potential articles, I found couple of article on your website as a perfect fit for our Talent Acquisition Excellence Essentials. Hence, I wanted to know, if you would be interested to get the articles re-published in our publication. Kindly let me know at the earliest and would be really happy to have you on our magazine.
    Looking forward to hearing from you,
    Have a great day,

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  8. your tweet :”applicant and candidate experience” Hi Matt, can you explain that a little bit in more detail? Has this something to do with US-law? I´m not 100% sure what you mean – only 80%. I like the way salesforce is putting it 🙂

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