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The Art of Hiring Your First VP of Engineering

Heather Broome is a Partner in the executive search firm, Code Search Partners, specializing in VP Engineering & CTO searches for high growth, venture-backed companies. She is also the Co-Founder of DivHERsity, a community focused on empowering women engineering leaders by facilitating access to mentors, CEOs, and investors for opportunities. Heather shares her expertise partnering …

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How to Hire a CISO: Process, Challenges and Takeaways (Part 2)

This is the 2nd piece of a 2-part series. The first part can be found here: How to Hire a CISO: Trends Michael Piacente is a Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Hitch Partners, and continues to share his expertise on the current trends for the CISO role, when, why, and how your scaling comphttp://guildtalent.com/blog/how-to-hire-a-ciso-trends-and-challenges/any should consider …

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High-Growth Hiring: New Offices in New Markets with Affirm Lead Business Recruiter, Blair Solano

Blair Solano is the Lead Business Recruiter at San Francisco based, Affirm, and helped hire out 3 additional offices and grow Affirm from 300 employees to over 800 in 18-months. Affirm focuses on improving the lives of everyday consumers with less expensive, more transparent financial products. Affirm uses modern technology to re-imagine and re-build core …

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Christina Johnson - Beyond Pricing

Leading through Leave: Advice as a New Parent from a Silicon Valley Executive- Christina Johnson, VP of Operations, Beyond Pricing

Christina is a data-driven business professional with over 13 years of experience in strategy consulting and operating at start-ups. With a proven ability to analyze and execute, she has evaluated over 30 acquisitions and scaled international operations via process improvement and change management. Christina is an expert at wearing multiple hats and rolling up sleeves …

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What to Look for in a Contract Recruiting Partner – Kevin Kinkor of Kinkor Consulting

Kevin has more than 19 years of experience as a recruiting/HR professional in Silicon Valley. He started his career on the agency side of recruiting through the Dot Com boom and subsequent bust, managed workforces through the Great Recession and has played a key role with startups during this most recent surge of hiring. His …

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How I Create and Cultivate my Professional Network in 2019 – Elizabeth Patterson, Vice President Talent Network at Sapphire Ventures

Elizabeth Patterson is responsible for cultivating and managing Sapphire Venture’s human capital network, including the Sapphire Fellows program. Her networks span influencer, professional, social, economic and cultural circles. She works closely with Sapphire’s portfolio companies to understand their strategic talent needs and aligns these needs with talent and resources from within Sapphire’s network; helping the portfolio …

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The Culture of Feedback Starts with the Interview Process – Carmela Krantz, Founder of WOVEN

Carmela has 30 years of experience leading all aspects of Human Resources in several small and mid-size rapidly growing businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area. Over the course of her career, Carmela has been the first Vice President of Human Resources at nine companies, including six start-ups. Her professional experience includes technology, retail, hospitality, …

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