Diversity Unboxed: A Human Approach to Hiring with Tia Kleckner and LinkTech


May 18th, 2024

15 mins 54 secs

Season 2

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About this Episode

Welcome to the DREAM BIG With Big Dreamers podcast! In this episode, Donna Serdula sits down with Tia Kleckner, co-founder of LinkTech, to explore how her company is revolutionizing talent acquisition with a human-centered approach. Discover how LinkTech goes beyond traditional diversity hiring metrics to truly understand and celebrate the unique stories and perspectives of candidates.

Tia shares her personal journey from a diverse upbringing in Montana to her career in talent acquisition, highlighting the importance of cognitive diversity in building innovative and inclusive workforces. Learn how LinkTech's Diversity Unboxed initiative is reshaping the recruiting landscape and why a deeper understanding of candidates' backgrounds leads to better matches for companies and job seekers alike.

Topics Covered:

  • Introduction to LinkTech and its mission
  • The concept of cognitive diversity and its importance
  • Tia Kleckner's personal background and inspiration
  • The challenges and rewards of diversity hiring
  • Practical advice for job seekers in a competitive market
  • The impact of AI on recruiting and the importance of human connection

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Visit LinkTech: www.thelinktech.com
Connect with Tia Kleckner on LinkedIn: Tia Kleckner's LinkedIn

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Episode Links

  • The LinkTech: Diversity Unboxed — At LinkTech we believe that Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB) is not a mere checkbox but a dynamic journey. Our approach is rooted in understanding the what and, more importantly, the why behind your DEIB initiatives. By doing so, we connect you with talent that aligns with your organization’s unique cognitive diversity needs, giving you the competitive edge you seek.
  • LinkTech's LinkedIn Company Page
  • Tia Kleckner's LinkedIn Profile