Groupon is one of the biggest names in technology. Yet, finding great talent isn’t easy for any company.
Stacey Kraft is Groupon’s Global Head of Talent Acquisition & HR Operations.
So she’s responsible for filling the funnel with amazing candidates. I was fortunate to have Stacey keynote at my recent Talent Conference - she’s the real thing.
In this 20-minute session, Stacey reveals what to look for, where to find it, and how to engage candidates that aren’t even looking.
You’ve recruited a bunch of rockstars to your company. Now what?
Put the right people processes in place early. Because the longer you wait, the harder it becomes.
My guest today Mike Prokopeak tells us which ones & how to implement them.
Mike is Editor-in-Chief of a number of publications…Chief Learning Officer, Diversity Executive, Workforce Magazine, with millions of readers. So, he knows today’s best practices.
In this 20-minute interview, Mike reveals the people processes that you’ve got to setup early in your business - such as learning & development, succession planning, and how to protect your culture.
Hiring great people is not enough.
Strong Suit Podcast is the playbook for recruiting Rockstars.
My goal is to teach people how to hire twice as fast... With half the mistakes... Before paying a headhunter.
In this 15-minute episode, I reveal the 8 immutable truths of recruiting. These are the painful lessons I’ve learned through hiring & placing thousands of people.
Get these things right, & your business issues will largely take care of themselves. Or ignore them at your own peril.
What must you do after the interview to ensure that you hire a rockstar every time?
My guest today is Mary Beth Wynn, SVP of People at Jellyvision, one of Chicago’s hottest technology companies.
Jellyvision’s been recognized as having one of the most unique & healthy cultures in the tech industry.
In this 15-minute segment, Mary Beth walks through the “job audition” that made Jellyvision famous. Every candidate for every role completes a real-world task, relating to the actual function of the job.
It gives Jellyvision & candidates the chance to see what it would be like to work together. And it’s highly-predictive of success. Skip it at your own peril.
Want to know how to build a rockstar culture at your company? And the pitfalls to avoid?
PowerReviews, one of Chicago's fastest-growing companies, is known for its healthy vibrant culture.
As VP of Human Resources, Kira Meinzer has fostered a collaborative & innovative environment through strategic hiring and training.
In this 15-minute episode, you'll hear words like accountability, transparency, and collaboration. But more importantly, Kira reveals how to actually operationalize it.
When you create a strong healthy culture, it's far easier to attract Rockstars to your business.
Ever wonder what venture capitalists actually look for in the CEO’s they fund?
Sach Chitnis, Managing Partner of Jump Capital, tells us in this episode.
Chicago-based Jump Capital invests in data-driven technology businesses. Average investment range is $3M-15M, typically in Series A or B
Sach is one of the midwest’s most active investors, completing 19 deals in 2 years. They include big-data software maker Narrative Science, parking-app provider ParkWhiz, and marketing software seller SIM Partners.
In this 15-minute episode, Sach reveals what he looks for in CEO’s, and what he expects CEO’s to look for in their teams.