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Head of Talent Acquisition was asked...19 November 2021

What is your key secret to success in this multitasking position?

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Managing expectations - stakeholders and candidates alike. My most important function is to keep my 'customer' engaged and informed. Less


My level of experience in hiring sales talent

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Structured but pragmatic and responded with evidence of previous experience to strategies and delivery. Less


Flexibility and decision making of job?

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Happy with this as can make own decisions and working hours are flexible as long as the work is done. Less

The Very Group

They asked me to give an example of when I'd developed a member of my team.

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It was something I was super proud of as I had invested heavily in the progression and development of my team so was able to give multiple examples proudly. Less

Glanbia Performance Nutrition

What did I know about their industry?

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I did a lot of research on the company and was also interested in the space/ category. Less


Questions about my experience, skills and knowledge within the TA field.

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Shared my TA experiences and gave examples.


Case study, how would you hire for a specific small village in Russia

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Spoke about the challenges in hiring for remote roles. Attraction planning, etc... she didn’t care Less

Incode Technologies

Tell me where you see yourself in a few years?

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My goal is to build and optimize the tools and team with the most talented people. In 1-18 months I see myself in a CHRO role with someone backfilling my role as I help them grow into their next role to promote internal mobility. Less


My Test Drive question was: "How should we go about engaging Hotel Tonight employees in communicating our talent brand in a way that helps us get amazing talent?"

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I gave them my definition of "Talent Brand", then gave multiple example of how I would build it, not just as a message, but as part of their culture. My ability to get the group to converse openly failed which is why I was ultimately dispositioned. I tried to facilitate a discussion by asking questions but not to their satisfaction. For the most part, they looked disinterested. The CEO rubbed his eyes and the COO looked out the window through most of it. I knew when I walked out I was not going to be considered any further for their opportunity. Less

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