How One Recruiter Hires for Digital Entertainment
[caption id="attachment_98228" align="alignright" width="300"] Employees at VonChurch’s San Francisco office work with companies and job seekers by phone, computer and in person.[/caption] Alex Churchill can sum up his firm’s recruiting strategy in four words: “Go deep, not wide.” Churchill, founder and CEO of San Francisco-based VonChurch, overseas a five-year-old digital entertainment recruiting firm. Last year, over 51 percent of the people it placed at digital music, film, TV and video game companies were in engineering. In a recent interview with Dice News, Churchill discussed not only his firm but what job seekers need to know about working with recruiters and the view his clients have about hiring those in their 40s and beyond.