24 min

Talent Acquisition for the luxury brand industry with Naomi Takase, LVMH Japan The FocusCore Podcast

    • Management

Naomi Takase is a Kiwi living in Japan who has built an 18-year (and counting!) career in recruitment having worked both agency and corporate sides. She’s currently the Talent Acquisition Director at https://www-lvmh-co-jp.translate.goog/?_x_tr_sl=jaand_x_tr_tl=enand_x_tr_hl=enand_x_tr_pto=sc (LVMH Japan) and shares her top advice for those wanting to work in the luxury goods industry or have a listen even if you just want to know a little bit more about talent acquisition for a major global organization in Japan.
Naomi shares how she came to live and work in Japan which started with a phone call from FocusCore podcast host, David Sweet, for a job interview (you have to listen to find out the full story), and how she has built her impressive career as a Kiwi living in the land of the Rising Sun.
In this episode you will hear:
How to market your company to attract great talent
Employer branding and employer reputation and why these are important for recruitment
Why she prefers to be paperless in interviews
Her frustration when candidates undersell themselves, especially women returning to work after caring for children
The value of executive search recruiters and how she uses them to tap into hidden talent
Why Naomi wants to have lunch with fashion powerhouse, Stella McCartney
How reading https://www.amazon.co.uk/s?k=good+to+greatandadgrpid=52809635466andgclid=Cj0KCQjwvqeUBhCBARIsAOdt45ZDLBPFG3JaJ0697nZf3AfC5ZvZ8d0bnG8Txh_EaOJkzcb7t20i8JwaAjQ3EALw_wcBandhvadid=259049600310andhvdev=candhvlocphy=9045909andhvnetw=gandhvqmt=eandhvrand=1730147171971412549andhvtargid=kwd-298559104737andhydadcr=28148_1724781andtag=googhydr-21andref=pd_sl_60hdy930ey_e (‘Good to Great’ )by Jim Collins has been instrumental in her career and personal decisions

Naomi Takase Bio:
Born and raised in New Zealand, Naomi is a Kiwi at heart but Japan is where she now calls "home". She has been recruiting in Japan for 18 years with experience in both the agency side and corporate talent acquisition functions. At LVMH Japan, Naomi strategically sources for key positions and welcomes the opportunity to speak to executives who are open to learning more about the LVMH Group for future opportunities. Naomi is also happy to connect potential candidates to some of LVMH Maison, so feel free to send her an in-mail and /or connection request on LinkedIn.
Connect with Naomi Takase:
Website: https://www-lvmh-co-jp.translate.goog/?_x_tr_sl=jaand_x_tr_tl=enand_x_tr_hl=enand_x_tr_pto=sc (LVMH Japan)
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/naomi-takase/?original_referer=https%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Egoogle%2Ecom%2FandoriginalSubdomain=jp (https://www.linkedin.com/in/naomi-takase/?original_referer=https%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Egoogle%2Ecom%2FandoriginalSubdomain=jp)
Links of things mentioned in this episode:
https://www.amazon.co.uk/s?k=good+to+greatandadgrpid=52809635466andgclid=Cj0KCQjwvqeUBhCBARIsAOdt45ZDLBPFG3JaJ0697nZf3AfC5ZvZ8d0bnG8Txh_EaOJkzcb7t20i8JwaAjQ3EALw_wcBandhvadid=259049600310andhvdev=candhvlocphy=9045909andhvnetw=gandhvqmt=eandhvrand=1730147171971412549andhvtargid=kwd-298559104737andhydadcr=28148_1724781andtag=googhydr-21andref=pd_sl_60hdy930ey_e (“Good to Great” By Jim Collins)


Connect with David Sweet:
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/drdavidsweet/ (https://www.linkedin.com/in/drdavidsweet/)
Twitter: https://twitter.com/focuscorejp (https://twitter.com/focuscorejp)
Facebook: :https://www.facebook.com/focuscoreasia (https://www.facebook.com/focuscoreasia)
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/focuscorejp/ (https://www.instagram.com/focuscorejp/)
Website: https://www.japan.focuscoregroup.com/ (https://www.japan.focuscoregroup.com/)


Doin’ the Uptown Lowdown,” used by permission of Christopher Davis-Shannon. To find out more, check out http://www.thetinman.co/ (www.thetinman.co). Support independent...

Naomi Takase is a Kiwi living in Japan who has built an 18-year (and counting!) career in recruitment having worked both agency and corporate sides. She’s currently the Talent Acquisition Director at https://www-lvmh-co-jp.translate.goog/?_x_tr_sl=jaand_x_tr_tl=enand_x_tr_hl=enand_x_tr_pto=sc (LVMH Japan) and shares her top advice for those wanting to work in the luxury goods industry or have a listen even if you just want to know a little bit more about talent acquisition for a major global organization in Japan.
Naomi shares how she came to live and work in Japan which started with a phone call from FocusCore podcast host, David Sweet, for a job interview (you have to listen to find out the full story), and how she has built her impressive career as a Kiwi living in the land of the Rising Sun.
In this episode you will hear:
How to market your company to attract great talent
Employer branding and employer reputation and why these are important for recruitment
Why she prefers to be paperless in interviews
Her frustration when candidates undersell themselves, especially women returning to work after caring for children
The value of executive search recruiters and how she uses them to tap into hidden talent
Why Naomi wants to have lunch with fashion powerhouse, Stella McCartney
How reading https://www.amazon.co.uk/s?k=good+to+greatandadgrpid=52809635466andgclid=Cj0KCQjwvqeUBhCBARIsAOdt45ZDLBPFG3JaJ0697nZf3AfC5ZvZ8d0bnG8Txh_EaOJkzcb7t20i8JwaAjQ3EALw_wcBandhvadid=259049600310andhvdev=candhvlocphy=9045909andhvnetw=gandhvqmt=eandhvrand=1730147171971412549andhvtargid=kwd-298559104737andhydadcr=28148_1724781andtag=googhydr-21andref=pd_sl_60hdy930ey_e (‘Good to Great’ )by Jim Collins has been instrumental in her career and personal decisions

Naomi Takase Bio:
Born and raised in New Zealand, Naomi is a Kiwi at heart but Japan is where she now calls "home". She has been recruiting in Japan for 18 years with experience in both the agency side and corporate talent acquisition functions. At LVMH Japan, Naomi strategically sources for key positions and welcomes the opportunity to speak to executives who are open to learning more about the LVMH Group for future opportunities. Naomi is also happy to connect potential candidates to some of LVMH Maison, so feel free to send her an in-mail and /or connection request on LinkedIn.
Connect with Naomi Takase:
Website: https://www-lvmh-co-jp.translate.goog/?_x_tr_sl=jaand_x_tr_tl=enand_x_tr_hl=enand_x_tr_pto=sc (LVMH Japan)
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/naomi-takase/?original_referer=https%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Egoogle%2Ecom%2FandoriginalSubdomain=jp (https://www.linkedin.com/in/naomi-takase/?original_referer=https%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Egoogle%2Ecom%2FandoriginalSubdomain=jp)
Links of things mentioned in this episode:
https://www.amazon.co.uk/s?k=good+to+greatandadgrpid=52809635466andgclid=Cj0KCQjwvqeUBhCBARIsAOdt45ZDLBPFG3JaJ0697nZf3AfC5ZvZ8d0bnG8Txh_EaOJkzcb7t20i8JwaAjQ3EALw_wcBandhvadid=259049600310andhvdev=candhvlocphy=9045909andhvnetw=gandhvqmt=eandhvrand=1730147171971412549andhvtargid=kwd-298559104737andhydadcr=28148_1724781andtag=googhydr-21andref=pd_sl_60hdy930ey_e (“Good to Great” By Jim Collins)


Connect with David Sweet:
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/drdavidsweet/ (https://www.linkedin.com/in/drdavidsweet/)
Twitter: https://twitter.com/focuscorejp (https://twitter.com/focuscorejp)
Facebook: :https://www.facebook.com/focuscoreasia (https://www.facebook.com/focuscoreasia)
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/focuscorejp/ (https://www.instagram.com/focuscorejp/)
Website: https://www.japan.focuscoregroup.com/ (https://www.japan.focuscoregroup.com/)


Doin’ the Uptown Lowdown,” used by permission of Christopher Davis-Shannon. To find out more, check out http://www.thetinman.co/ (www.thetinman.co). Support independent...

24 min