Laura Holcombe, Talent Acquisition Manager at Streetbees, joins host James Mackey to discuss how to rise into a talent acquisition leadership role, recruiter lessons from the pandemic, the importance of being human and much more!
00:15 Who is Laura Holcombe?
01:10 Laura’s rise to talent acquisition leadership
02:10 The importance of infusing the human element into talent acquisition
05:11 Going from agency recruitment to in-house recruitment
07:22 The pandemic was a course correction on values
09:15 Power of personal branding on LinkedIn
11:00 Training recruiters to embrace the human element of recruitment
15:48 Optimizing recruitment operations
22:00 Getting into talent acquisition during the pandemic
25:13 How recruiters feel when their company treats candidates poorly
26:25 The power of being in tech
27:40 How to get into talent acquisition leadership
32:00 Importance of people skills
33:15 Importance of business acumen
34:30 Say-Do ratio
35:55 Asking for feedback from direct reports
38:50 How to contact Laura
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