12 episodes

The “How We Hire” podcast is a series about navigating the recruitment landscape. Every other week, we’ll interview HR and Talent Acquisition leaders from some of Europe’s leading startups and scale-ups. Alva Labs’ Head of People Linnea Bywall and Events Manager Tove Hernlund bring you concrete, tactical and actionable advice to fuel your recruitment strategy. 
This podcast is essential for Talent Acquisition professionals and fast-scaling company leaders who want to perfect their hiring processes, create a best-in-class candidate experience, and develop their employer branding.

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The “How We Hire” podcast is a series about navigating the recruitment landscape. Every other week, we’ll interview HR and Talent Acquisition leaders from some of Europe’s leading startups and scale-ups. Alva Labs’ Head of People Linnea Bywall and Events Manager Tove Hernlund bring you concrete, tactical and actionable advice to fuel your recruitment strategy. 
This podcast is essential for Talent Acquisition professionals and fast-scaling company leaders who want to perfect their hiring processes, create a best-in-class candidate experience, and develop their employer branding.

Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Milena Karlsson on: Building a data-driven recruitment process

    Milena Karlsson on: Building a data-driven recruitment process

    How do you measure the success of your recruiting efforts and use data to help you hire better? On this episode of How We Hire, Head of People at Proposales, Milena Karlsson, talks about building and measuring a data-driven recruitment process. 
    From going back to basics and looking at your entire recruitment strategy holistically to focusing on the hiring metrics that matter like quality of hire, learn the techniques to leveraging data to improve your hiring.

    Key takeawaysWhy you should always use data to iterate upon your hiring processes Step-by-step to rolling out a data-led recruitment processWhy quality of hire and cost per hire are game-changing KPIs and how to build your hiring strategy around this dataHow to know if your data-led recruitment process is working or not
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    • 38 min
    Eilin Gillesen on: Revamping the recruitment process for better results

    Eilin Gillesen on: Revamping the recruitment process for better results

    What does a great recruitment process look like and how do you get there? On this episode of How We Hire, Chief People and Culture Officer at Simployer, Eilin Gillesen, shares the exact steps to building an end-to-end hiring strategy. From getting buy-in from stakeholders and why templatising your hiring steps pays off to building a solid employer branding, learn how to elevate your recruiting efforts to attract the right talent.  

    Key takeawaysWhy change starts with your internal stakeholders and leadership teamHow to shake up your recruitment process and optimise for the candidate experienceThe importance of running a calibration check before hiring for a new roleActionable tips on telling your employees' story effectively 
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    • 39 min
    Silje Bogen on: The startup method to hiring a high-performing team

    Silje Bogen on: The startup method to hiring a high-performing team

    What do you look for in your first hires? On this episode of How We Hire, Partner & Chief People and Communications Officer at New Normal Group, Silje Berntsen Bogen, shares her insights and tips on how to hire for startups. From why you need to define your business model early on to building ahead with the right people and tools to support your startup growth, learn how to turn your people into your greatest assets.

    Key takeawaysHow to get your people function up and running in no timeWhy soft skills triumph over hard skills for early-stage hiresRulebook on using case studies to evaluate candidatesHow to hire the right candidates from the start—no matter what company stage you're in
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    • 34 min
    Kajsa Asplund on: Building a game-changing talent management program

    Kajsa Asplund on: Building a game-changing talent management program

    How can you transform your talent landscape and keep employees motivated and engaged? On this episode of How We Hire, PhD in Talent Management, Kajsa Asplund, breaks down the critical ingredients behind a successful talent philosophy and strategy, why you should take the time to define talent, and how to effectively manage your talent development process from start to finish. 

    Key takeawaysWhy defining talent mattersThe bread and butter of successful talent managementHow to build a fair and inclusive selection process Step-by-step guide to developing an impactful talent management program

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    • 36 min
    Leonam Espindola on: Preventing ageism in the workplace

    Leonam Espindola on: Preventing ageism in the workplace

    How can you fight age discrimination when hiring candidates and onboarding new employees? On this episode of How We Hire, People and Talent leader Leonam Espindola, talks about the sad reality both young and senior candidates face when getting hired, and the rise of ageism in the workplace. 
    From leveraging HR technology to fight discrimination, to unpacking why we often reject great candidates because they’re too senior or young for the role, Leonam provides a fascinating take on how companies can push back and take action.

    Key takeawaysThe power of hiring diverse age groups and challenging the “you’re too young” mindsetHow to build a safe workspace that encourages employees to be their authentic selves, regardless of ageHow to use HR technology to prevent ageism and common pitfalls to avoid

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    • 37 min
    Fabian Åhlin: Employer branding in the face of a crisis

    Fabian Åhlin: Employer branding in the face of a crisis

    How does strong employer branding help in hiring top talent? On this episode of How We Hire, HR Manager at Vaimo, Fabian Åhlin shares his thoughts on the importance of employee referrals, bringing organisational values to life, and the importance of having a HR crisis plan during trying times.

    Key takeawaysLeading a people-first team through unprecedented times and how Vaimo supports its Ukrainian employees throughout the war in UkraineHow to diversify your onboarding strategy when hiring internationallyHow to successfully run an employee referral programWhy branding should be treated as part of your recruitment processes
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    • 39 min

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