Talent + Tech

By By Avra Talent

Learn from the founders and talent professionals who've scaled disruptive technology companies by hiring the best people, for the right roles. Each week we dive into weekly strategies, tools, and tactics that will help you navigate an ever-changing recruiting landscape and build create a world-class talent function to power your business' success. Unique guests, a fast-paced format plus a dose of humor make Talent + Tech a must-listen for anyone who wants to hire the best.

  1. 1.
    034 | The importance of “why, what, and how” with Braden Weinstock of Paxful
    40:52
  2. 2.
    033 | “Processes are law” with Liam Martin of Running Remote
    1:14:16
  3. 3.
    032 | 10x response rates by tailoring your resume to each role with Justin Flynn of Formstack
    26:53
  4. 4.
    031 | A Cofounder Convo with Collin Vine
    46:41
  5. 5.
    030 | Building a personal brand every time you connect with Norty Cohen of Moosylvania
    36:43
  6. 6.
    029 | Creating a professional brand that sets you apart with Matt Klein of PRSNL Branding
    34:43
  7. 7.
    028 | Discovering your Unique Ability™ with Shannon Waller of Strategic Coach
    42:47
  8. 8.
    027 | Career Case Study w/ Timm Ideker of GitLab
    46:19
  1. 9.
    026 | How to become remote-fluent with Andres Cajiao of Torre
    38:20
  2. 10.
    025 | The future of internships, apprenticeships and learning on the job with Matt Wilkerson of Paragon One
    30:36
  3. 11.
    024 | Storytelling and communication skills are the ultimate career advantage in today’s world with Matt Eventoff of Princeton Public Speaking
    37:52
  4. 12.
    023 | How your professional “Triple Threat” can help you earn more and stand out in today’s job market with Michael Roderick
    31:55
  5. 13.
    022 | How to sell yourself & what hiring managers really look for with Chris Hodge
    42:30
  6. 14.
    021 | Essentials for today’s job search and how to stay focused on the big picture of your career with David C. Baker
    31:28
  7. 15.
    020 | Hacks to finding opportunities in a recession & how to wow hiring managers through research with Evan Walden of Monday
    27:25
  8. 16.
    019 | Building a network and how to find a job in today’s economy with Nick Sonnenberg of GetLeverage
    48:34
  9. 17.
    018 | How a focus on people ops from the start helped The Sill grow a healthy organization with Eliza Blank
    22:10
  10. 18.
    017 | Learn how HelpScout used kindness and core values to build out the HR department that helped them scale from 10 to over 100 fully distributed team members in less than five years with their 12-Step Remote Hiring Process with Becca Van Nederynen
    35:41
  11. 19.
    016 | How autonomous technology can help end hunger and feed the future with Igino Cafiero of Bear Flag Robotics
    21:56
  12. 20.
    015 | The story of TomboyX, the first gender-neutral apparel company: how a wife-and-wife team has thrived in a difficult industry by being customer and values obsessed with Fran Dunaway
    27:29
  13. 21.
    014 | This direct-to-consumer genetic sequencing company wants to make understanding your genes as simple as ordering an Uber, with Dennis Grishin of Nebula
    20:29
  14. 22.
    013 | How the desire to work + travel simultaneously built a business that employs 100 people worldwide w/ Sam Pessin of Remote Year
    23:36
  15. 23.
    012 | Tapping into the $10 billion substitute teacher market with Mike Teng of Swing Education
    25:23
  16. 24.
    011 | How betting on the future of a new technology paid off big with Paul Canetti of MAZ
    32:28
  17. 25.
    010 | “Don't scale too early” with Yashar Nejati of Uppercase
    19:17
  18. 26.
    009 | How to find product-market fit in an untapped market and build a team that scales with Ryan of Eletric.ai
    29:13
  19. 27.
    008 | This founder sold to Yahoo, took a year off, then started up again in the big data space.
    41:17
  20. 28.
    007 | How serial entrepreneur Roy Stein has quickly scaled by leveraging specialists versus generalists.
    23:25
  21. 29.
    006 | How this time tracking software pulls in $500k/mo with a team spread across 11 time zones.
    23:19
  22. 30.
    005 | Gigsalad: How a side hustle turned into a $15M a year marketplace with paying customers on both sides.
    19:26
  23. 31.
    004 | The pros + cons of building a remote-first company with Devin Bramhall of Animalz, formerly HelpScout, and more…
    44:51
  24. 32.
    003 | Gitlab raised $100M and got valued at over a billion by starting scrappy and committing to a fully distributed, global workforce.
    21:25
  25. 33.
    002 | How starting off fully remote, then pivoting to in-office, took this company to $5 million in revenue
    27:21
  26. 34.
    001 | How this digital agency grew to 42 people + 6M in revenue and moved from an in-office team to fully remote.
    34:16

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