Ep 2 – Brandon Randazzo – making Glassdoor work for you by getting your CEO behind it
In this episode of the Talent Tango, we’re speaking to Brandon Randazzo. Currently the Head of Recruiting at Invoice2go, Brandon oversees talent acquisition for both the company’s North America and Asia Pacific offices. In this podcast, you’ll hear how Brandon leverages over two decades of experience in the recruiting world to attract and keep the best technical talent in Silicon Valley.
During this episode, you’ll learn how Brandon went from unexpectedly landing himself in the recruiting space, to how he helped one startup make 200 new hires in a quarter. You’ll hear more about his transition to internal recruiting from an agency, what it takes to recruit for overseas roles, and why the candidate experience is still everything in the talent acquisition game.
Join us to hear about the tips, tricks, and tactics Brandon’s learned along the way:
- Quality vs. Quantity: the biggest difference between agency and internal recruiters (4:42)
- What it’s like to build up a candidate pipeline for the other side of the world (13:01)
- Why attracting top talent is all about the “candidate experience”, and how companies need to handle on-site interviews to keep the candidates interested (19:15)
- The power of social proof: how every recruiter can use Glassdoor to sell roles to candidates (23:55)
- Invoice2go’s secret to keeping employee satisfaction and retention rates high (25:11)
- “Now Hiring”: Brandon’s simple but effective plans to reach hundreds of new people every day with this inexpensive marketing tactic (32:09)
- The art of storytelling, and how it’s helping Invoice2go to stay ahead of the competition for the best engineering talent in Silicon Valley
- You never know when you’ll need your “recruiting hat”: hear the advice Brandon wants every recruiter to remember (40:46)
Interested in hearing more from Brandon Randazzo? You can find him here:
Twitter – https://twitter.com/HWbrandazz
Thanks for tuning in to another episode of The Talent Tango. Have your own thoughts on talent acquisition? We’d love to hear them!