The People Factor Podcast | Episode #55

Revolutionizing Tech Recruitment: A Deep Dive into Miro’s Innovative Strategies

Navigating the challenging terrain of tech recruitment requires a blend of strategy, innovation, and data-driven approaches. Miro, with its groundbreaking visual workspace, stands at the forefront of this transformation, led by the expertise of their Senior Tech Recruiter, Rico Habraken. His journey from business to technical recruitment showcases a deep understanding of attracting exceptional engineering talent, essential for Miro’s hubs in Amsterdam, Berlin, and Yerevan. With a knack for process improvement, Rico thrives on solving recruitment challenges, ensuring that Miro attracts top-tier engineering talent for the Amsterdam, Berlin, and Yerevan hubs. Next to recruiting, he finds fulfilment in helping others strategically plan their careers with some of the tools he has used for his own personal growth journey.

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Thomas Kohler

Founder & CEO

Rico Habraken - Senior Tech Recruiter at Miro and guest at the 55th episode of Thomas Kohler's The People Factor Podcast.
Rico Habraken

Senior Tech Recruiter

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Navigating the challenging terrain of tech recruitment requires a blend of strategy, innovation, and data-driven approaches. Miro, with its groundbreaking visual workspace, stands at the forefront of this transformation, led by the expertise of their Senior Tech Recruiter, Rico Habraken. His journey from business to technical recruitment showcases a deep understanding of attracting exceptional engineering talent, essential for Miro’s hubs in Amsterdam, Berlin, and Yerevan.

Leveraging Data in Recruitment

The heart of modern recruitment lies in data-driven decision-making. It’s not just about filling positions but about making informed choices that align with a company’s objectives. Analyzing key metrics like time-to-fill and source of hires provides valuable insights, guiding the recruitment process towards efficiency and effectiveness.

Career Development in Recruitment

A recruiter’s growth is an ongoing journey. Miro’s approach, focusing on a competency framework, allows recruiters to evaluate and plan their career paths effectively. This framework, aligning with the company’s values, helps in identifying areas of strength and opportunities for growth, fostering continuous professional development.

Streamlining Recruitment Processes

Efficiency in recruitment is achieved through continuous process improvement. The roles of recruitment coordination and operations are crucial in this regard. They play a pivotal role in managing the logistics of the recruitment process, from scheduling interviews to handling the backend tooling, thereby enhancing the team’s overall productivity.

Key Takeaways

Data-Driven Recruitment
Utilizing data effectively leads to strategic hiring decisions, aligning with the company’s broader goals.

Career Path Planning 
A structured framework helps recruiters in self-assessment and career progression within an organization.

Enhancing Process Efficiency 
The integration of recruitment coordination and operations is vital for streamlining recruitment processes.

Conclusion

The recruitment strategies at Miro are a prime example of how integrating data analysis, strategic planning, and individual growth can revolutionize the tech recruitment landscape. These practices not only improve the efficiency of the hiring process but also ensure alignment with the company’s vision and values.

Rico Habraken - Senior Tech Recruiter at Miro and guest at the 55th episode of Thomas Kohler's The People Factor Podcast.

About the guest

Rico Habraken

Rico is a seasoned business recruiter who seamlessly transitioned into the technical realm. Currently contributing his expertise to Miro, the visual workspace for innovation, Rico is passionate about leveraging data for creating strong stakeholder partnerships. With a knack for process improvement, Rico thrives on solving recruitment challenges, ensuring that Miro attracts top-tier engineering talent for the Amsterdam, Berlin, and Yerevan hubs. Next to recruiting, he finds fulfilment in helping others strategically plan their careers with some of the tools he has used for his own personal growth journey.