Elance pushes the contractor option to recruiters by Mark Whittaker in Recruitment 10 Nov 2009 CHICAGO -- If you're a writer, a web designer or a software programmer looking for some freelance work, you might have heard of Elance.com. But what if you're a recruiter or hiring manager looking for those skills for temporary or contract work? Mike Fox, director of marketing for Elance, was at the Onrec / Kennedy Information RecruitinThis article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. Share contractorselance Mark Whittaker Mark Whittaker joined the AIM Group as sales director in March 2009. His career in newspapers spans 30 years as a reporter, editor and online manager. He spent seven years as online managing editor and online director for PittsburghLive.com and the Tribune-Review Publishing Co. in Pittsburgh, and later worked as interactive media director for Beaver Newspapers Inc. in suburban Pittsburgh. At Beaver Newspapers, he was responsible for day-to-day advertising, design and operation of the company’s Web sites, supervising a staff of eight. At Tribune-Review, he oversaw about 20 Web sites, including ad sales, coordination between the Web sites and affiliated newspapers, and negotiating partnership agreements. He is based near Pittsburgh.