Matthew Burzon is the Founder of The Source and Recruit Company, a recruitment consultancy offering contingent search, retained search, and inbound and outbound contract recruiting solutions that leverage best-in-class process, technology, and training to recruit exceptional talent, while often reducing agency spend by 40% or more. Matt is also an advisor to the adventure travel software company, The Wanderlost Project.

Prior to founding The Source and Recruit Company, Matt Burzon was the Director of Client Services for Titus Talent Strategies where he was ranked 2nd in both sales and recruitment performance on a team of 40+ recruiters. Prior to Titus, Matt was a Project Management and LEED-Accredited professional and held roles in commercial construction management spanning project management, sustainable building design and construction, energy management, marketing, and business development.

Beyond recruitment, Matt Burzon enjoys sailing, skiing, mountain biking, photography, adventure motorcycling, historic preservation, and tinkering on 4WD vehicles. His home base is in Danby, Vermont, where he serves as a Firefighter and Emergency Medical Responder with the Danby/Mt. Tabor Volunteer Fire Department and is working to reinvent a small organic farm and former winery.

Holderness, Plymouth, NH

Milwaukee School of Engineering

B.S. Construction Management

M.S. Business and Construction Management (partial)


  • ERE Training
    • SourceCon Academy, June 2018
    • SourceCon Affiliate, August 2018
  • Society for Human Resource Management
    • Senior Certified Professional, June 2018
  • Indeed Academy, July 2018
  • LEED Accredited Professional
  • Former Project Management Professional (inactive)
  • PXT Selectâ„¢ Certified Professional

Specialized Talent Acquisition Skills:

  • Traditional and Programmatic Job Distribution
  • LinkedIn Recruiter
  • Boolean Strings for resumes, profiles, “about me” pages, LinkedIn members and groups
  • Search engine alternatives
  • Email search
  • Sourcing Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest
  • Email messaging and marketing best practices
  • Diversity sourcing
  • Company and competitor search
  • Candidate engagement and motivation
  • Elevator pitch voicemails
  • Screening questions
  • Telephone sourcing
  • Candidate control
  • Selling the job, opportunity and culture
  • Reference checks
  • Compensation surveys
  • Salary negotiations
  • Visas, work permits, and green cards
  • Semantic and contextual search
  • Email permutators and Full Contact
  • Natural language search
  • Blogs
  • User groups and code sharing
  • Meetup, GitHub, and Stack Overflow
  • Conferences and attendees
  • Associations
  • International sourcing on Xing, Viadeo, LinkedIn and Weibo
  • Patent search
  • Google custom search engines
  • Specific site x-ray
  • Sourcing using Google images