This week in The Talent Bubble is Rory Lynch, Head of People & Talent at Greenbits. Rory has held Technical Recruiting positions at companies like VMWare & AWS Elemental. In this episode, Rory shares tons of tactical tips for dealing with today's challenges and the incredible of how he landed at Greenbits. This episode is sure to inspire anyone looking for a job right now.
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02:02 First job ever
03:05 How he got into tech
04:25 How he got experience recruiting
05:54 The best part about contract recruiting
06:55 How to onboard the right contract recruiter
08:10 How he got his first job at Greenbits
10:35 How candidates should reach out to or follow up with recruiters & hiring managers
11:55 How he transitioned from Office Manager to Recruiter
12:55 Biggest challenges he is facing right now
14:25 Lattice to manage goals and department vision
15:22 First project as Head of department: Layoffs & remote work
16:01 Culture building: happy hours, egames, Netflix Party
17:17 New benefits for consideration: internet stipend, home office stipend, manager budgets for team building. Check out virtual escape rooms.
18:15 Greenbits Cribs
18:59 Brian & Rory talk about their dogs like they are their children
19:35 Key recruiting tools: Gem
20:12 Guiding principles for recruitment process
22:12 How recruiting has changed since COVID-19
24:25 Candidate experience: communication & frequent updates
26:07 Connect with Rory