launched in the spring of 2006 as collaboration between Zoe Goldring
and Gretchen Ledgard. JobSyntax was built from our shared passion
to help technical jobseekers and technical employers better understand
one another and speak the same language.
We worked 1:1 with software engineers, helping them develop
effective resumes and coaching them through tough job search,
interview, and negotiation situations. We also partnered with small
software companies in assisting them in building basic recruiting
infrastructure and sourcing and marketing strategies, tactics, and
As of August 2007, we’re no longer actively offering our related services, but we encourage you to check out our blog archives for our advice on tough employer and jobseeker issues.
began her professional recruiting career at the Microsoft Corporation
in 1999. She cut her teeth on recruiting candidates from various
international locations prior to moving on to sourcing, evaluating and
closing top quality employees for almost every technical position and
division within the company. With her passion for reaching out
to technical candidates, she co-founded a highly praised
weblog, pioneering innovative ways to connect jobseekers to
employers. Zoë has a BA in Anthropology from Case Western Reserve
is a Marketing Manager at Microsoft, where she creates and runs online
engagement channels that build tighter connections between the company,
its current employees, and its target candidates.