Wherever you are in your career adventure you have probably confronted the reality vs. the dreams of the recruiting journey. Join our special guests, Kara Kirby and Manu Varma for an open discussion about how we are creating a culture throughout the process of hiring.
Definition of a Unicorn in hiring: A term used to describe an ‘Ideal AND PERFECT’ candidate that has just the right set of skills, qualifications, and experiences.
Let’s explore together …
· Fantasy or Fiction? Do these elusive ‘Celebrity Unicorn Candidates’ even exist?
· What is the price paid by organizations set on only hunting for mystical Unicorns?
· What are the worst dragons we need to slay in common candidate experiences?
· What practices make for a culture-first engagement process for all stakeholders involved?
Manu is a senior leader having worked in the information technology and services industry, financial services, and telecom for the past 25 years. He has lived across Canada, the US, China, India, and France. He has a passion for technology and people and uses business as a force for good. After 10 years with Traction on Demand, Manu is part of a new company called Uncommon Purpose, which spawned from Traction Ventures. UP is more than a tech company, more than an incubator, and more than a venture firm. Uncommon Purpose generates ideas that can be turned into dynamic business solutions. We want to create 100 CEOs in 10 years.
For the past 15 years, Kara Kirby has concentrated on how humans interact in business, leadership development, and teams. She worked inside thriving organizations leading teams and developing programs that propelled cultures to award-winning levels. She now works with organizations worldwide to do the same and hosts a podcast about work and leadership. She resides in North Carolina with her husband and two rambunctious little boys.