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The VentureFizz Career Inspiration Podcast: Mike Hebert, Head of Talent Acquisition at edX

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In the fifth episode of our Career Inspiration podcast, we are really excited to have Mike Hebert - Head of Talent Acquisition at edX - join us!

Hebert has a unique background and some serious credibility being that he graduated with an MIS degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and actually wrote code. He also started his own hardware and software support company before switching over to his current profession in recruiting.  

In this episode we discuss:

  • Hebert's background
  • Tips for hiring engineers
  • Building out your employment brand
  • How to prepare for an interview with edX, and how to land a job there
  • Pointers for recruiters on how to be more effective
  • The importance of retention as it relates to your overall strategy
  • ...and lots more!

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Keith Cline is the Founder of VentureFizz.  Follow him on Twitter: @kcline6.

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edX is the education movement for restless learners. Together with our founding partners Harvard and MIT, we’ve brought together over 30 million learners, the majority of top-ranked universities in the world, and industry-leading companies onto one online learning platform that supports learners at every stage. And we’re not stopping there—as a global nonprofit, we’re relentlessly pursuing our vision of a world where every learner can access education to unlock their potential, without the barriers of cost or location.

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