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A Q&A with Joshua Stalsworth
Dow Jones is a household name doing unprecedented work in the finance, media and technology sectors - but what's it really like working for this corporate powerhouse? Take it from Joshua - the work they're doing can't be found anywhere else.
Get an inside look from this Senior Recruiter on how he partners with hiring managers and what he's looking for in his next teammate. You can check out all of Dow Jones's openings on their company page here. Make sure to "follow" them on PowerToFly to receive exclusive job matches, event invitations, and MORE!
What is your title and how long have you been working at Dow Jones?
Joshua Stalsworth: I'm a Sr. Technical Recruiter at Dow Jones and have been working here for four months now.
What are some of your responsibilities?
JS: As the Lead Recruiter for Technology Business Lines at Dow Jones, I lead strategy sessions with hiring managers to gather information regarding their roles and what they are looking for. I provide them with data regarding what I am seeing on the market. That may include trends, salary feedback and what sources are working.
What do you love most about working at Dow Jones?
JS: Dow Jones is a technology company that is in the digital media space. I enjoy talking with creative people. We are not a transactional financial organization where things are rigid. I recruit technologists who would have to go out west to work on projects like the ones we have here.
If you could describe the culture at Dow Jones in one word, what would it be?
What traits are you looking for in your next team member?
JS: All of the normal stuff - hard working, professional, etc. But I want someone who can bring their own individual personality while embracing ours.
Why did you decide to partner with PowerToFly?
JS: We want to continue to making a push in regards to diversity and inclusion. I believe in creating a more diverse and inclusive workforce, and want to make an effort to bring more women into technology. PowerToFly is the perfect vehicle.
Do you have any advice for someone interested in working at Dow Jones?
JS: Go for it!
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