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IT Crafts HR – Fareen Shaikh from acework

IT Crafts HR

Release Date: 11/05/2019

IT CRAFTS HR Anna Engman from Detectify show art IT CRAFTS HR Anna Engman from Detectify

IT Crafts HR

What challenges HR processes face while the company is growing? How hard is to help people find their dream jobs? Listen to our guest, Anna Engman from Detectify. Anna tells us about how she transformed her passion for teaching into a fruitful career in HR. Now, as the Head of People and Culture, she deals with employer branding, employer value proposition strategy, recruitment, and onboarding processes. 

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Maks talks with Graham King, HR Director at Socrates Capital, who spent many years working as Global Talent Acquisition for such companies as Amplify and Thomson Reuters. Graham shares his experience on how to build technology and talent acquisition strategy, and reveals the challenges of putting together one global technology team, and talent acquisition function that could serve that team globally as well.

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Bitpanda went from a fully in-office company to a fully remote in a matter of days. Listen to Antonia Wolleswinkel's tips on how to preserve this new environment and ensure that your employees are still committed to the company's mission. Antonia also shares insights on how to increase the ratio of women joining the fintech company, and why the Internal Communication Specialist role gets significance.

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IT Crafts HR – Andrea LaRowe from Basecamp show art IT Crafts HR – Andrea LaRowe from Basecamp

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In this episode their Head of People Operations, Andrea LaRowe, gives insights on creating an employee handbook, staying connected when a company is remote, and maintaining high employee retention. Andrea also shares how they managed to encourage their team members to deliver feedback whenever any obstacle appears and how they hire skilled employees with a recruitment process focused on just interviews!

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IT Crafts HR – Evelin Andrespok from Toggl show art IT Crafts HR – Evelin Andrespok from Toggl

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Listen to the podcast episode with Evelin Andrespok, where she shares the success story on how Toggl, a company from Tallinn, Estonia, became a worldwide company with more than 100 employees. She tells, as People Ops Manager, what impact on a company had a decision to become remote and what are the challenges of managing people today. Find out how the hiring process at Toggl looks like, and what is their key to high employee retention.

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IT Crafts HR – Gerald Bot from Polyglot Group show art IT Crafts HR – Gerald Bot from Polyglot Group

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Learn how to maintain a global presence on the example of the Polyglot Group, a company with employees who work in 9 different timezones. In this podcast episode, Gerald Bot, Chief Client Officer, explains how a business can benefit from PEO and what a company that plans to become remote-friendly needs to know before making the step towards telecommuting. Listen about how to solve problems with the logistics of hiring, which include local taxes and employee benefits.

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If you want to get to know about the importance of employer branding at different scales of a business and how to start implementing it well, listen to this podcast episode. Maks talks with Adrian Martinez, CMO & Co-founder of HR Embassy to find out what areas of employer branding are most frequently neglected by employers and how does that affect their success. Adrian also shares his insights on why contemporary recruiters need to have some marketing skills.

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Maks talks with Julia Melymbrose, Head of People Operations at Animalz. Julia shares how they deal with communication and processes at a fully remote content marketing agency. She describes how they track the deliverables of the content team, what are the skills that the company looks for in a remote hire, and how to assess if a person will be right. Besides that, Julia touches upon a topic like setting up operations and maintaining a company's culture when growing rapidly and in a remote setup.

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IT Crafts HR – Matus Horvath from Slido show art IT Crafts HR – Matus Horvath from Slido

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Maks has a conversation with Matus Horvath who is the Head of People Operations at Slido. Matus shares his knowledge about managing team communication at hybrid companies and tells how to create a flexible work culture based on trust. He reveals how they use their internal barometer at Slido to measure the sense of belonging and how to communicate your employer brand to attract more talent. Listen to the podcast to hear more about a recruitment process that allows finding engaged employees and what KPIs are worth tracking as well as to get to know if there is any kind of difference between...

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IT Crafts HR – Fareen Shaikh from acework show art IT Crafts HR – Fareen Shaikh from acework

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Maks talks to Fareen Shaikh, Director of Talent at acework, about how to communicate the employer brand and how to make it more appealing to people who apply for an open position. She touches upon an interesting difference between sourcing for on-site and remote positions, and how to deal with too many applications. Based on her experience in nonprofit organizations in Berlin, she also gives advice to job seekers that are applying for remote work opportunities on how to prove they are fully ready for it during a screening process. Listen to a podcast and learn that even a small team can...

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Maks talks to Fareen Shaikh, Director of Talent at acework, about how to communicate the employer brand and how to make it more appealing to people who apply for an open position. She touches upon an interesting difference between sourcing for on-site and remote positions, and how to deal with too many applications. Based on her experience in nonprofit organizations in Berlin, she also gives advice to job seekers that are applying for remote work opportunities on how to prove they are fully ready for it during a screening process. Listen to a podcast and learn that even a small team can achieve a lot when the company is open to remote work.