The People Factor Podcast with Thomas Kohler

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The rapid expansion of tech companies presents unique challenges, especially in the role of a Chief Technology Officer (CTO). In an insightful podcast episode, Andreas Stryz, CTO and Co-Founder at FINN, shares his experiences in managing the technological growth of a company from its inception to a large-scale operation.

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In the intricate landscape of executive talent acquisition, mastering the art and strategy of recruiting top-level executives is crucial. Insights from Anaïs Neumann, an expert in this specialized field, illuminate the nuances and best practices essential for success in executive versus non-executive hiring, along with the importance of DEI in executive recruitment.

In addition to her recruiting expertise, Anaïs is a freelance coach, specializing in leadership, career, and productivity coaching. More information can be found on www.thecuriousrecruiter.com.

For insights into talent acquisition, recruiting wisdom, career development, leadership, and productivity, follow her on LinkedIn.

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In the realm of talent acquisition and human resources, the conversation around Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) coupled with fair compensation has never been more pertinent. Nichelle Appleby, a trailblazer in the field with her roots in Georgia, USA, and now thriving in Berlin, Germany, brings a wealth of experience and a fresh perspective with her work at Work Imagined and The Dignity Standard.

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In the ever-evolving landscape of global tech markets, expanding into new territories such as Brazil and the USA offers exciting opportunities and unique challenges. Alexandra Meyer’s journey in orchestrating talent acquisition strategies provides invaluable insights for tech companies at various stages, from pre-seed to IPO.

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In the ever-evolving landscape of startups, the journey from Series A to D funding is a critical phase, especially for finance teams. My experience, complemented by insights from Sebastian Schilling, Interim CFO/COO and Fractional CFO at Finoa, has provided me with a profound understanding of this transformative process.

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The journey of a tech company towards an IPO (Initial Public Offering) presents unique challenges, especially for HR departments. Annika in der Beek, the Director of People & Organization at ABOUT YOU, shares valuable insights into managing HR in a high-growth tech company transitioning to a public entity. This blog post explores these challenges and the strategies employed to maintain a strong corporate culture and efficient HR operations during such critical phases.

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Jochem van der Veer, the CEO of TheyDo, a journey management platform, shares his experience transitioning from agency work to a SaaS business model, focusing on journey mapping, and embracing remote work. His background in UX and Service Design offers valuable perspectives for tech companies looking to enhance customer experience and adapt to modern work environments.

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Your host: Thomas Kohler

Podcast Host | Founder & CEO of pplwise GmbH

He started his HR career in recruiting at a Viennese B2B fintech and subsequently led talent acquisition departments at two Unicorns. Within the last six years, he scaled organizations from 50 to over 3,000 employees across Europe. He then founded pplwise to help companies achieve their growth goals. pplwise specializes in recruiting & consulting in HR.