Who we are

Our website address is: https://www.roguesearch.com.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

If you complete registration in our contact form the information you provide will be collected for future communication. You are able to remove yourself and opt-out of future correspondence at any time by emailing dszary@roguesearch.com or by selecting unsubscribe from any future correspondence.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


This website collects analytics and tracking data utilizing Google Analytics which can include IP address, Geography, and your interactions with this website.

Who we share your data with

Rogue Talent does not sell, disclose or actively disseminate any collected data with third parties.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service, Additionally, data collected through analytics monitoring services may be used to evaluate existing content and marketing efforts.

Your contact information

Contact information provided to this website for purposes of future alerts and notifications is retained secure third-party marketing platform. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Additional information

How we protect your data

This website does not collect or retain any confidential, financial or PHI information.

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

Contact information provided to our website is used when determining future content creation and marketing efforts.

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David Szary

Founding Member's Rogue Career

1989 – Fell into the Recruitment Profession as an Information Technology Recruiter.

1992 – Created Managing by Metricssm – first Continuous Improvement Recruitment Management System based on Eli Goldratte’s Theory of Constraints and Lean/Six Sigma principles.

1993-1996 – Authored The Recruiter Handbook.  The Foundation of The Recruiter Academy Certification Program

1996 – Created a competency/skill assessment profile to identify and hire individuals for talent acquisition roles that had sales competencies/characteristics and ZERO recruitment experience!

1997 – Founded The Recruiter Academy Certified Education Program. The first “bachelor’s degree” equivalent Education Program for recruiters working within all specialties.

1997-2019 – Trained over 15,000 recruiters within respected organizations throughout the world.

2001 – Created the first Staffing Optimization Tool to identify the optimum number of FTE resources (recruiters, sourcers, administrative, leaders) to meet hiring demand based on manufacturing supply chain & MRP methodologies.

2001-2008 – Developed recruitment solutions for some of the largest financial/banking and home building companies in the nation hiring over 150,000 professionals a year.

2009 – Founder of Lean Human Capital

2009 – Founder/creator of the first Recruitment Metrics Benchmark Study exclusively for Healthcare organizations.

2009 – Author of the Best (and worst) Advice for Job Seeker’s – Pragmatic guide to seeking employment in a challenging labor market.  

2009-2019 – Helped over 1200 hospitals within 250 health systems create Optimization Recruitment Organizations capable of meeting hiring demand while reducing Cost of Vacancy and improving the customer experience.

2011 – Created the Elite Honor Roll Awards to recognize recruitment excellence within the Healthcare industry.

2019 – Founding Member – RogueTalent