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Big Fish in the Talent Pool: Future Big Fish with Julia Adler & Courtney Connor

In Episode 42, you’ll listen in on Erin’s conversation with two emerging TA Leaders, Courtney Connor of Sequoia Consulting Group and Julia “Wonder Woman” Adler of Wayne Technologies (and ATAP Marketing Committee chair!). These “Future Big Fish” share their unique perspective from their 4–5 years of experience in consulting, staffing, and sourcing.

They discuss their views of TA leadership from an individual contributor perspective, the importance of keeping up with ever-evolving technologies, and their favorite TA technology right now. Both Courtney and Julia share their insight into why the younger generation is disrupting the status quo of leadership and following new, alternative avenues of success outside of typical paths to “success.”

Throughout this conversation, there is a lot in store for both Big Fish and Future Big Fish listeners alike. And as for the more seasoned TA leaders, stay tuned to hear how Courtney and Julia answer the question, “Fill in the Blank: We could fix recruiting if only we would ____.”  Their answers might surprise you!

We hope you enjoy the fast-paced chat on Big Fish in the Talent Pool on Apple Podcasts and Stitcher, or wherever you access podcasts.  And when you do, please be sure to rate and review us.  We’d love your feedback and it will help others find us.

Erin McDermott Peterson is a Partner with PeopleResults helping clients with Interim TA Leadership, RPO Advisory, and TA Process Optimization. She has led TA and RPO globally for some of the most successful organizations in the world including Accenture, Aon Hewitt, and Amazon. She translates her unique global experience to help large and small clients solve their TA challenges.

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