Meet the Job-Applications.com President
Doug Crawford, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
A long-time resident of Northeast Ohio, Doug Crawford serves as President of Job-Applications.com. Crawford formerly worked as a CFO of a leading oil company and has been an executive-level manager for over 20 years. He is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and a SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP). His entrepreneurial spirit helped get Job-Applications.com off the ground, and his wealth of experience in the job market greatly contributed to the success of the website.
Outside of work, Crawford has been an active member of the Boy Scouts of America as a district chairman and troop leader since the mid-1990s. He holds a BBA in Accounting from Kent State University and serves on the Plain Township Rotary Board. Among other personal interests, Crawford coaches youth soccer and maintains close ties with local booster clubs associated with the sport at the high school level. He is married with three children and resides in Canton, Ohio.
In 2010, Crawford launched Job-Applications.com with hopes to provide young job seekers access to reliable and easy-to-navigate information on entry-level employment opportunities. Over the years, Job-Applications.com has grown to offer information on roughly 1,000 companies, including interview tips, resume building advice, and direct access to online application forms. Crawford launched a video interview campaign in 2011, which now consists of more than 700 interviews with former employees of top companies detailing specific aspects of popular job titles. In 2013, Job-Applications.com announced the first of a bi-annual scholarship opportunity, which benefits working parents attending college.