The Talent Bubble                                                    Free LinkedIn Banners               HR & TA Jobs

Episode 6:

Lydia Bowers

People & Culture Lead @ Spyce Food Co.
Lydia Bowers is the People & Culture Lead @ Spyce Food Company. In this episode we talked about working in Human Resources & Talent Acquisition in a startup environment that has both a corporate function and hourly workers in their restaurant.

We talked about everything from the difference between job descriptions and job postings, what drove her to work at a small startup, and how she experiments on projects to grow the company. 


This episode is brought to you by Select Software Reviews. Select Software Reviews is looking for your help in analyzing the HR Technology landscape. Their site is dedicated to providing in-depth and un-bias vendor reviews as well as the frameworks needed to find and buy the right tools. If you're a phenomenal writer, have a passion for HR Tech, and want to help other HR professionals choose the right tools then send an email to

Visit the site at




Episode 5:

Michelle Cataldo

Sales Recruiter, Employer Branding, Community Impact @ Wordstream
Michell Cataldo was the Sales Recruiter, Employer Brand Manager, and Community Impact Manager at Wordstream.

Since the recording this week's podcast, Michelle's position was eliminated as a result of COVID-19. She is actively seeking opportunities in the Tampa, Fl or Boston, MA areas. If you know anyone hiring please reach out to Michelle directly at

Let's help Michelle find her next job!

This episode is brought to you by the VP of Talent Attraction position at Veeva Systems.

Veeva Systems, the leader in cloud software for the life sciences industry, is hiring a VP of Talent Attraction based in their new Boston office. This hands-on role is set to operationalize and execute Veeva's non-traditional recruitment model globally. You'll oversee a growing team that includes Talent Partners who are actively identifying and engaging talent, Talent Operations who are driving systems, processes, and data, and Talent Marketing who is focused on recruitment enablement and employer brand content.

If you're someone who can think outside the traditional recruitment box and is ready to lead Veeva as they grow to 10,000 employees by 2025, then apply today.

Learn more here.





Episode 4:

Jaclyn Jussif

Head of Talent @ Verily
This week's guest in The Talent Bubble is Jaclyn Jussif, Head of Talent @ Verily Life Sciences (a subsidiary of Alphabet).

Talking to Jaclyn is like getting a crash course in being the head of talent at a fast moving talent company. It's great to her someone who is passionate about positioning her team as a business partner.

We talked about everything from how to jumpstart your employer brand efforts, the 5 things you need to learn to be a great recruiter, and how she navigated becoming the new manager of an existing team. She also shared a really amazing, feel good story about being a recruiter at the very end.



This episode is sponsored by The People Ops Society. It's the first and only community of its kind, The People Ops Society is a closed and vetted community of active People Ops professionals working online, together, to solve problems and share resources for the first time. The POPS community is working to move the profession forward and give a new voice to People practices. No sales people, no spam. People pros only.

Episode 3:

Abbey Cohn

Sr. People Operations Associate @ EverQuote
This week's guest on The Talent Bubble podcast is Abbey Cohn, Sr. People Operations Associate at EverQuote. We talked about how she crushes campus recruiting in one "Super Day", the women's retention study they recently conducted at EverQuote, and how she got into employer branding.   



Episode 2:

Braden Marstellar

Brand Marketer @ Cogo Labs
This week's guest on The Talent Bubble podcast is Braden Marstellar, Brand Marketer at Cogo Labs. Braden partners closely with the talent acquisition team at Cogo to make sure they are attracting the right people. We talked about the branding challenges that come with being a reverse incubator and how they collaborate with different teams across the company to create content and bring candidate feedback into their hiring process. 



Episode 1:

Sarah Magner

Engineering Recruiter @ Hubspot
This week in The Talent Bubble I sat down with Sarah Magner at the Hubspot HQ. We talked about how vulnerability has helped her become a better Recruiter, tips for building lasting relationships with candidates and how she views career paths as building a legacy.




Learn from your peers

Each episode we'll learn from other people actually doing the work in human resources, talent acquisition, and people operations. We'll hear how they navigated their careers, learn about exciting projects they're working on, and uncover tactics, tools, and techniques that will help you be a better practitioner. 

Recruiting Brief

Future Guest Include:
  • Talent Acquisition Managers
  • HR Generalists
  • People Operations Associates
  • Technical Recruiters
  • Brand Strategists
  • Sourcers
  • VP of Talent 


Get every episode in your inbox.

Looking for a job in HR, TA, or People Ops?
Copyright 2020 The Talent Bubble Podcast
Made with ❤️ in Boston, MA