Pandora’s Principal Sourcer Talks Reshaping Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives

June 22, 2016 at 12:15 PM by William Clarke

GrandCentralStation.jpgAfter almost 10 years unearthing talent for the likes of Pandora and Google, Marvin Stickel has seen it all in tech sourcing – from the evolution of the candidate vetting process, to the cultural shift in diversity hiring in Silicon Valley.

Pandora's principal sourcer joins this week's Hiring On All Cylinders to chat about his top challenges at the organization, lessons learned sourcing engineers at Google, and why he sometimes worries recruiting is too focused on ticking boxes.

Listen below to hear Stickel and the Hiring On All Cylinders cast also discuss:

  • Why the music industry needs so many data scientists
  • The downsides of profile-centric hiring models
  • How misguided college recruiting is one of recruiters' biggest missed opportunities for diversity hiring
  • How to build manager buy-in for inclusive hiring strategies

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