HRExaminer Executive Conversations with Will Staney [VIDEO]

Click here to listen to Will Staney's interview with HRExaminer. 

This past Friday our CEO & Founder, Will Staney, had the pleasure of interviewing with HRExaminer's Executive Conversations Series with John Sumser. The interview talks about why Will started Proactive Talent Strategies, how he got into recruiting, and how he's built employer brands for some of the most successful, industry leading companies out there. He also talks about trends in the space and how recruitment marketing and employer branding is on the cusp of revolutionizing the Human Resources industry.  

When asked his secret sauce when it comes to starting his own company he says, "I'm very stubborn and bullish, I have no problem talking to anyone at any level from the CEO down and sharing my mind in a respectful way as to what's right while using data and metrics to back it up." 

Interested on hearing what's going on at Proactive Talent Strategies? Or learning about trends that are affecting the industry? Listen in on the interview 

Will Staney

Will is the Founder and Principal Consultant at Proactive Talent Strategies, LLC and the former Head of Global Talent Acquisition at rapidly-growing startups Twilio andGlassdoor. Prior to that he held recruiting leadership roles at enterprise software leaders VMwareSuccessFactors and SAPwhere he lead strategic programs includingemployer brandingsourcing strategy, recruiting operations and systems process design.

During his over 7 years as a recruiting practitioner, after 10 years in sales and marketing, he developed a passion for building what he calls "modern recruiting machines". He would push innovation from the inside, execute on his vision, and once it was realized he would pass the torch on to those he had mentored and move on to his next challenge. He was destined to start a consultancy so he could help as many companies as possible adopt a more proactive recruiting strategy with community in mind.

In his free time, Will enjoys riding his motorcycle, trying out the newest gadgets, and spending time with his two kids, Foster and Felicity.