Michael Long

Michael Long - The Red RecruiterSince 2003, Michael Long has dedicated his career to talent acquisition. In that time, his areas of responsibility have included recruitment, management, training, strategy and employment branding in both corporate and agency environments.  In 2008, Michael took a concentrated interest in the use of social media as it applies to the realm and launched his first blog, The Red Recruiter.

In 2010, Michael joined Rackspace Hosting in San Antonio, TX to head up global employment branding initiatives.  Since becoming a “Racker,” Michael launched RackerTalent.com and has brought together internal bloggers from five continents to share the authentic culture of the organization.

Michael is a graduate of Georgetown University with a degree in International Relations.  He has lived multiple years abroad in both Guatemala and Argentina.  In his spare time, Michael enjoys spending time with his family, guitar, photography and exploring the social web.

Connect with Michael on Twitter (@theredrecruiter) or via email.

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